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Spain scraps university entrance exam for foreign students

Selectividad test removed in effort to drive up traditionally low number of entrants from abroad

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The week in higher education - 31 July 2014 Subscription

Barely two weeks after stepping down as minister for universities and science, David Willetts has advocated selling off student debt to universities so that institutions have a “direct financial incentive” to make sure their graduates earn lots in the future

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The Leicester legacy that Bob Burgess built

Departing vice-chancellor’s 15 years on the job helped to cement a Midlands university’s reputation

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Secondary affiliations lift King Abdulaziz University in rankings Subscription

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Highly cited researchers’ other roles help to elevate Saudi university

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Japan is still the number one nation but the balance of power is shifting as Beijing increases research funding

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