25 août 2019

Suspended dean of Oxford college to be reinstated

The GuardianThe dean of an Oxford college who was suspended last September after being accused of “immoral, scandalous or disgraceful conduct” has won a tribunal hearing and will be reinstated next week. More...

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Closing the GCSE attainment gap can’t be up to schools alone

The GuardianReaders discuss the disparity between rich and poor pupils in exams, and ways to improve social mobility. More...

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Sheffield's LGBT-only halls were called a ghetto – but a year on, they're thriving

The GuardianIt was a controversial decision for the university to open the flats, but it’s helped residents gain the confidence to mingle. More...

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'I had given up hope, but studying counselling kept me alive'

The GuardianI felt less than human until I was given a second chance. University has made me stronger, hungrier and more confident. More...

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Glasgow University to pay £20m in slave trade reparations

The GuardianGlasgow University is to pay £20m in reparations to atone for its historical links to the transatlantic slave trade in what the University of West Indies has described as a “bold, historic” move. More...

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If you're heading for university, which account can you bank on?

The GuardianHeading to university in September? HSBC has been named as the best bank for students by MoneySavingExpert, with Nationwide and Santander following closely behind. More...

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‘Easier’ exams offered by private schools smooth pupils’ entry to top universities

The GuardianTop universities are giving privately educated children an unfair advantage by not differentiating between the rigorous GCSEs compulsory in the state system and less demanding exams taken in many fee-paying schools, MPs and educationists have said. More...

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UK universities brace for strike action in pensions dispute

The GuardianThe University and College Union (UCU) said it had rejected an offer by the employers, represented by Universities UK (UUK), to swap limited increases in staff pension contributions for a two-year bar on strike action. More...

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Clearing becoming route of choice for university applicants

The GuardianRecord numbers of students are waiting for their A-level grades to apply, bypassing Ucas’s January deadline. More...

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University admissions fail students. Let's give places for real grades, not predictions

The GuardianA-level results day is on Thursday. It usually brings lots of photos of young people leaping in the air and lazy commentators doing their best to play down the achievements of staff and students, despite not stepping foot in a school for decades. More...

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