24 août 2018

A-level results are out, but what about those not going to university?

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianA significant number of young people are turned off by traditional higher education. They should have a decent alternative. More...

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A-level results: foreign languages suffer further slump

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianNumber of people studying German fell 16%, while French also experienced steep decline. More...

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Stormzy to fund Cambridge scholarships for black students

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianRapper says black students should not think top university education out of reach. More...

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Prestigious universities edge out rivals in UK's battle for students

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianLess selective institutions bear brunt of demographic decline in number of school leavers. More...

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Student finance: here’s how to plan for the start of term

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianFrom loans to accommodation, here’s our guide to managing your money at university. More...

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‘I regret spending a lot on takeaways’ – students on their money

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianFirst years tell us what they learned about loans, overdrafts – and how to fund nights out. More...

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How to cope with disappointing A-level results

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThousands of students missed out on their university choices last week. Five people talk about their experiences and why a setback can be a spur to succeed. More...

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How the gap year became a 'gap month' – and the best ways to spend it

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianA year abroad between A-levels and university is now a thing of the past. Instead, frugal would-be students are saving up for a life-enhancing month away. More...

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An educational system not fit for purpose

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianGovernment reforms to the curriculum and exam assessment are out of kilter with good educational practice and the wider skills and competencies that employers’ organisations like the CBI have identified as being a desirable outcome of the education system (We need an alternative to universities, 17 August). More...

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Can a university rescue a city when the local authority fails?

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThanks to sour grapes and special pleading by scholars at the University of Oxford, in 1265 Northampton’s university was dissolved by King Henry III. Exactly 740 years later it was reinstated, this time in a hodgepodge of buildings on the outskirts of town. More...

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