Degree

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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‘Fewer degree offers’ for minorities

Ethnic minority students are less likely to receive offers from UK universities than their white British peers, research suggests.
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Degree show at fire-hit art school

Glasgow School of Art is staging its 2014 degree show – weeks after fire destroyed and damaged students’ work in the iconic Mackintosh building.
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Degree courses ‘not value for money’

Over a quarter of UK students say their degree course is poor or very poor value for money, a study indicates.
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