25 août 2019

University applications from 18-year-olds at record high

The GuardianAlmost a third of all 18-year-olds in Britain have applied for undergraduate courses this year, a record high spurred on by aggressive marketing campaigns. More...

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The Guardian view on A-levels: end the guesswork in university admissions

The GuardianUniversities must now pick students without knowing their exam results. This is unfair and inefficient. It must change. More...

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Super deluxe student accommodation for wealthy parents

The GuardianRich parents are being chased by universities offering super-luxe accommodation more akin to a boutique hotel than traditional digs – with annual rents topping £20,000. More...

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University – you know the fees, but what about the costs?

The GuardianYou’ve got the grades and you’re heading for college. Now get ready to pay the bills. More...

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£6,000 a year for a room? If I were a student, I’d probably go on strike too

The GuardianRents paid by university students have been rising by about double the rate of inflation for years. More...

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Packing Christmas cards knocked the pseudo-intellectual snob out of me

The GuardianA factory job taught me not to sneer at my Leicestershire village – and even made me proud of where I came from. More...

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Predicted grades are a lottery and work against the poorest students. Let’s get rid of them

The GuardianThe evidence shows that the UK’s university entrance system is not only inaccurate but unfair. More...

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Lessons to learn from this year’s A-level results

The GuardianReaders respond to the news that studying A-level English is in decline and offer their views on how the system could be improved. More...

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Government yet to refund £28m in student loan overpayments

The GuardianThe government is holding on to more than £28m in student loan overpayments by graduates that have been identified but not yet refunded. More...

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As an Iranian academic, I'm fed up of being asked to focus on poverty and oppression

The GuardianI’m expected to work on the ‘exotic’ themes that white professors want, but it’s making me feel intellectually crippled. More...

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