05 avril 2019

Tackling the damage done to the UK by private schools

The GuardianJohn Harris suggests that obliging elite universities to admit no more than 7% of their students from private schools would obviate the need to abolish these socially and culturally damaging institutions. More...

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Erasmus scheme in chaos as UK students left in limbo

The GuardianThe 17,000 students about to do a year abroad face huge uncertainty over funding and accommodation. More...

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‘A riskier place to go’: academics avoid conferences in Brexit Britain

The GuardianVisa uncertainty and worries about research funding mean overseas delegates are wary of UK venues. More...

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No-deal Brexit could mean £130m hit to research budgets

The GuardianUniversities say vital projects are ‘days from stalling’ as EU grants could be lost. More...

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The judges’ decision: finalists for the Guardian University Awards 2019

The GuardianHere are the universities that really stood out for our judges and made it onto the final shortlist in each category. More...

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Securing a future for humanities: the clue is in the name

The GuardianYour editorial in defence of the humanities (13 March) is well timed and well argued. The UK needs the contribution of Stem graduates and that made by graduates with knowledge, skills and understanding gained through study of the humanities and wider social sciences. More...

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Can cheats prosper in the race to give their children a leg-up at school?

The GuardianIt is an extraordinary claim by any measure: rich parents, real live Hollywood celebrities among them, were named by the FBI allegedly paying between $15,000 and $75,000 in bribes and cheat fees to get their kids into university. More...

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Visa extension to boost numbers of overseas students in UK after Brexit

The GuardianInternational students will be given visa extensions of up to a year to look for work in the UK as part of a package of government measures to boost numbers of overseas students after Brexit. More...

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Not sure about university? Remember there's no rush

The GuardianChances are you don’t really know what you want to do with your life after school. I didn’t – but taking time out paid off for me. More...

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My struggling students desperately need maintenance grants back

The GuardianThe abolition of the student maintenance grant in English universities is still having a knock-on effect for many of my students, some of whom are the most economically disadvantaged in the country. More...

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