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    73-year-old pensioner graduates with 2:1 degree from Keele University in Staffordshire

    After four years at university – which included sitting exams, a semester abroad in the US and a stint in student halls – a pensioner has finally graduated with a 2:1 degree.












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    Dog dons graduation robes after helping owner complete university degree

    A student and his dog donned graduation robes today after the pet helped his owner complete his university degree.












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    Over one in five secondary school maths lessons taught by teacher without degree in the subject

    More than one in five secondary school maths lessons is now taught by a teacher without a degree in the subject, official figures have revealed.












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    Four in 10 students don’t think their degree was worth the money, survey finds

    Four out of 10 students do not believe their course has been good value for money, while over half would not take their course again if given the option, a study has found.










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    Universities should ‘ditch degree ratings for point scores’, says advisory group

    Universities should scrap degree classifications and replace them with a US-style point score, according to a government advisory group.










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    Man in his nineties finally graduates – 75 years after starting his degree

    It takes most students three or four years to complete their degrees, but when 94-year-old Anthony Brutto graduates on Sunday it will finish an epic 75-year journey of on/off studying.










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    Winchester sixth-form college offers cut-price degree courses

    A state sixth-form college is offering degree courses at less than half the cost of a traditional university education.









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    Winchester sixth-form college offers degree courses to raise cash

    A state sixth-form college is offering degree courses at less than half the cost of a traditional university education.









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    One in seven students have full-time jobs during degree course

    One in seven students now holds down a full-time job whilst they study at university, according to a survey out today.









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    Number of job vacancies requiring a first-class degree has fallen by 80 per cent in two years, study finds

    Fewer employers are insisting on applicants for jobs having a first-class degree, according to research published today.









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