Eight weeks today A-level students will find out if they've got into the universities of their choice.
But in the future the quality of higher education will be judged under a new grading system - the first results of that released today with a few shocks and surprises for universities here in our region.
The new system claims to focus on teaching and - not the quality of research - at the institute. It also puts a fair amount of weight on the students' views.
But it's already proving controversial with claims it's flawed and damaging - as our Social Affairs Correspondent Christine Alsford explains.
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The offence is currently dealt with under communications legislation, meaning victims are not automatically granted anonymity.
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