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Universities criticised over poor quality teaching

Too many universities in England have allowed teaching to become “a poor cousin” to research, Universities Minister Jo Johnson has warned. Addressing university chiefs, Mr Johnson said while there were academics who “go the extra mile”, too many had adopted a … Continue reading

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One third of graduates doing non-graduate jobs after graduation

One in three new graduates are doing jobs that do not require degrees such as working in call centres, waiting on tables and stacking shelves, statistics show. Thirty-two per cent – over 60,000 – were in ‘non-professional jobs’ in areas … Continue reading

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Get your First or 2:1 here…………satisfaction guaranteed………………….!

Colleges hit by grade inflation row as EVERYONE gets a top degree on dozens of university courses More than 50 university courses across UK awarded students a First or 2:1 Number achieving 2:1 or above has leapt over five years … Continue reading

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University applications rise despite drop in mature student numbers.

Ucas says 637,500 students applied for university place this year, but there were fewer applicants aged 24 and above Applications from older and part-time students to study at UK universities continued to lag while overall applications increased by 3% this year, … Continue reading

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Graduate earnings by institution: ‘dangerous’ data?

Minister and BIS take close interest in study with enormous policy implications Research to measure the earnings of graduates according to the university they attended has taken a step forward, prompting suggestions that it could pave the way to unlimited … Continue reading

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University entry levels reach 49%

A record high level of 49% of young people in England are likely to enter higher education, according to the latest official estimates. These figures for 2011-12, before the tuition fee increase, show an increase of more than three percentage … Continue reading

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Four in ten students may default on their loans………….

An estimated 40 per cent will never be able to repay their student loans The new figures come as a result of removing the cap on tuition fees Students are left with the prospect of £36,000 in debt before living … Continue reading

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