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Scottish independence: Academics fear a university brain drain of country’s best scientists

Scottish universities could face a brain drain of some of their finest scientists if the country votes for independence, a number of leading academics fear.









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Independence ‘no risk’ to uni fees

Students from the rest of Britain could still be charged university fees in Scotland after independence, according to legal advice seen by BBC Scotland.
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Leading British thinkers launching campaign body to protect independence of universities

Britain’s leading thinkers are launching a new campaigning body to protect the independence of universities as they face growing pressures from government attempts to move towards a more free market higher education system.




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VIDEO: Young Scots probe independence referendum

School Reporters from Balwearie High School students discuss whether 16-year-olds should be allowed to take part in the 2014 Scottish independence vote.
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