31 juillet 2017

Tuition fees have been a force for good, but their flaws need addressing urgently

The Guardian homeThere is no justification for charging students interest at 3% over inflation, or the huge debts they incur. The chancellor must fix this in his next budget. More...

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The lucrative business of science publishing

The Guardian homeReaders discuss the pros and cons of open access to scientific journals. More...

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Penalising this generation of students with decades of debt leaves a bad smell

The Guardian homeIt is morally questionable for politicians who enjoyed free university tuition to hoard their wealth while graduates pay back all their working lives. More...

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The party’s over – how tuition fees ruined university life

The Guardian homeWith the poorest undergraduates now racking up £57,000 of debt, the traditional student lifestyle – all alcohol, sex and essay crises – is being replaced by an enormous pressure to succeed. Has turning education into a commodity had a damaging effect. More...

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Meet the women fighting gender bias in law

The Guardian homeFemale lawyers are breaking the glass ceiling by setting up their own firms and making the profession fairer and more flexible. More...

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I went from care to Cambridge University. Let me show you where the barriers are

The Guardian homeThe obstacles I faced when applying to universities weren’t just the obvious, economic ones. They were cultural and psychological too. More...

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Students seek postgraduate study to shelter from Brexit

The Guardian homeFinal-year students are eschewing job sectors considered at risk from Brexit and using new government loans to enrol in postgraduate study, survey suggests. More...

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New way of reading scans can predict heart attack risk, research finds

The Guardian homeResearchers says colour of fat surrounding a heart’s arteries can predict risk, meaning expensive drugs can be given to those most likely to benefit. More...

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Suicides by young people peak in exam season, report finds

The Guardian homeResearch backs fears of campaigners calling for reversal of cuts in counselling services at schools and universities. More...

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It's time to radically rethink university tuition fees

The Guardian homeTaxpayers, companies and students all benefit from higher education. It’s only fair that we start splitting the bill more evenly. More...

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