22 février 2015

Mandelson ignites tuition fees debate as Labour considers reforms

The Guardian homeBy . Lord Mandelson argues any reform must ensure funding for universities is sustained as party debates proposed cut in tuition fees from £9,000 to £6,000. More...

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Comics studies has been undervalued for too long: we're fighting to change this

The Guardian homeBy Christopher Murray. Comics have a long and rich history, but it’s only now that courses and research are laying proud claim to the discipline. More...

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Academia must support the voluntary sector to embrace change

The Guardian homeBy Paul Palmer. The value of investing in leadership and management training within charities has been neglected. More...

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The university final salary pension scheme is a parable for our times

The Guardian homeBy . The final salary scheme has to give way, but this creates an equality issue: many of the worst affected will be women. More...

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Which UK city is best for graduate prospects?

The Guardian homeBy Rod Ardehali. Many consider London to offer the best chance of graduate job success, but shunning the capital and heading north could be a better option. More...

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European universities to be part of Ucas admissions

The Guardian homeBy . High standards of teaching and lower fees make studying for a degree in Europe an attractive option for many UK students. More...

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Rare bibles and Shakespeare folios in $300m 'wow factor' Princeton bequest

The Guardian homeBy . Donation by William Scheide includes Gutenberg bibles printed in 1455, a handwritten speech by Abraham Lincoln and Mozart and Beethoven manuscripts. More...

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Would £6,000 tuition fees be a vote winner for Labour?

The Guardian homeBy Rebecca Ratcliffe. We put the question to university staff, a parent and a student representative.
Ed Miliband has said he hopes to cut tuition fees to £6,000 but Labour is yet to give details of how this would be funded. Some vice-chancellors argue that it could mean damaging cuts to universities. More...

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Luxury: the new breed of student digs

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQPxnNUZkzq1IINmqwJMRe0Mx9jmcJPvZ89WaflkoXFnHo0R2jfVuceEAwwBy Anthony Gardner. Anthony Gardner meets the undergraduates who are paying extra for creature comforts – but is this how university life should be? Read more...

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Scottish universities 'afraid to call for tuition fees'

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQPxnNUZkzq1IINmqwJMRe0Mx9jmcJPvZ89WaflkoXFnHo0R2jfVuceEAwwBy . The principal of the University of the West of Scotland claims his peers do not want to cross SNP ministers as Vince Cable says abolishing tuition fees has backfired on working-class Scots. Read more...

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