03 novembre 2018

Student Loans Company chair repeatedly ignores question on social media surveillance

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianChristian Brodie deflects inquiries after SLC was found to have gathered evidence from people's Facebook accounts to determine whether or not they needed student loans. More...

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North-south divide in early deaths deepening, study finds

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThere has been a “profoundly concerning” rise in early deaths from accidents, suicide, alcohol misuse, smoking, cancer and drug addiction in the north of England, deepening the north-south divide, research has found. More...

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I'm not happy with my degree course – can I switch?

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianSometimes, no matter how long you spent researching courses or visiting uni open days, you realise you’ve made a mistake. It might have been on day one of lectures, when you’d never felt so uninterested in your life. Or maybe it was months down the line, when you realised that the course wasn’t what you wanted after all. Whatever the case, try not to beat yourself up over it. Mistakes happen; you can resolve it. So when and how do you switch degree courses. More...

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'There's a lot of stigma': why do so few care leavers go to university?

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThe government is asking universities to step up their support for care leavers, but they can be hard to reach. More...

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University in London to stop making unconditional offers

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianA university in London has ditched the controversial practice of offering prospective students unconditional places prompting a union call for other institutions to do the same. More...

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University grade inflation under the spotlight

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianReaders respond as ministers promise to address concerns over the growing number of first-class degrees. More...

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University of Liverpool scraps plan to open Egypt campus

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianControversial plans by the University of Liverpool to open up a campus in Egypt have been scrapped in the face of opposition from academics, students and others. More...

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More money now spent on poorer pupils than better-off, says IFS

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianShift in priorities over 20 years in England closes long-term gap in government funding. More...

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Have university leaders changed after the vice-chancellor pay scandal?

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianAfter a troubled year for universities, the next generation of leaders is emerging. They’re tech savvy, low ego and skilled in soft power. More...

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No grade inflation in Cambridge Pre-U

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianAs creators of Cambridge Pre-U, we would like to address a couple of points made in Bernie Evans’ letter (University grade inflation under the spotlight, 28 October). A high proportion of A-A* equivalent grades at Cambridge Pre-U is not indicative of grade inflation. Cambridge Pre-U is a relatively small qualification in the UK and is not taken by a typical cohort. More...

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