Just a third of bright teenagers from poorer backgrounds take an A level likely to help them attend a selective university, a study says
Students taking BTEC vocational qualifications are more than twice as likely to score top marks as they were seven years earlier, says a new study.
UK students may soon be able to apply to universities in continental Europe through Ucas after the admissions body changed its rules
The deputy director of the London School of Economics is to take over the helm at Durham University.
England’s universities risk being “unable to deliver the scale of investment” needed to “remain internationally competitive”.
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REF-based distribution of £1.6bn research pot results in some big changes
SLC fee payments to private college suspended pending BIS investigation with a QAA report expected in April
The public cost of the coalition government’s private college “fiasco” could be in the region of £100 million
The government wants to cut the number of students with public funding recruited by “poorer quality” private colleges offering sub-degree courses
Imperial College London is to undertake a review of how it uses performance metrics for staff after the death of one of its academics
Union says branch secretary and wife both deny any involvement in leaking stories
A new paper contends that some academics adopt mildly rebellious views to look more sexually alluring
Martyn Harrow channels Winston Churchill over ‘climacteric’ challenge of next spending review
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Silicon Valley giant’s business school brings its 10-week Ignite programme to London
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Response to Hefce consultation on quality assurance raises fears of an all-powerful regulator susceptible to political influence
The proportion of students scoring top degrees at the University of Cambridge has increased significantly since 1960, according to a new analysis
QAA report followed claims university had bent rules to allow students sponsored by Saudi government extra resits