UK universities have agreed to a set of new rules to tackle grade inflation, including putting limits on how often boundary grades are rounded up and stopping the discounting of low grades in final marks.

In 2019, 76 per cent of students achieved a “good” degree of a first or a 2:1, up from about half 20 years ago. Although in 2020 the rising percentages of firsts appeared to have finally stalled.

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