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Specialist higher education institution Writtle College has been granted the power to award its own degrees.
New Hesa stats also show proportion of new undergraduates from state school at almost 90%
Headteachers from some of the UK’s top private schools have called on universities to improve pastoral and academic support for first-year students
Students have occupied a London art school in protest over cuts to foundation courses.
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Universities must be realistic about crashes and capitalism, says Terry Jones ahead of the premiere of documentary Boom Bust Boom
Students at Benedictus will spend half their course outside the classroom ‘studying from the object’
A learning support company received millions of pounds of public money despite undertaking student disability assessments itself, a new report says.
Competition and Markets Authority advice addresses terms and conditions for students
Oxford students’ demand for counselling shoots up Subscription
FoI request shows large rise, which university puts down to more awareness
King’s is to take over Bush House, the former home of the BBC World Service
England’s university access tsar boycotted a conference on student welfare after a controversial lending firm was also invited to speak
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Controversial cuts to Disabled Students’ Allowance are to be subject to a legal challenge
Regulator wants elite universities to set ‘challenging targets’ on admissions as student number controls end in autumn
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