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# college-applications-office - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Explainer: A beginner’s guide to the CAO Points system

Some of your loved ones might be awaiting a college offer – through a system that mightn’t make sense to many. Here’s our crash course.

# college-applications-office - Friday 9 March, 2012

Surge in tuition fees sees major spike in UK CAO applicants

Rising tuition fees in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have seen hundreds more students apply to come to colleges here.

# college-applications-office - Wednesday 25 August, 2010

THE CAO has reopened the ‘My Application‘ part of its website after closing it earlier as part of a reported investigation into Monday’s ‘cyber attack’ that saw the website closed. Some students have been given new passwords to the section, within which they view and accept college offers.

# college-applications-office - Monday 23 August, 2010

THE COLLEGE APPLICATIONS OFFICE says its website,, is now back fully online after overcoming a ‘distributed denial of service’ (or DDoS) attack earlier today. The body issued over 48,000 college offers this morning, which students have until Monday to accept.