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Shortening the school week to 4 days has a ‘significantly positive impact on student academic performance’, say US researchers

Shortening the school week to four days would have a significantly positive impact on pupils’ academic performance, particularly in maths, according to a new study.












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Emmanuel Opoku: Straight-A student thanks readers for their generosity after student fees crowdfunding campaign takes off

A straight-A student who was told he was not eligible to apply for a student loan has thanked readers of The Independent for their generosity after seeing donations pour in to his crowdfunding campaign.












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Emmanuel Opoku: Straight-A student thanks readers for their generosity after university fees crowdfunding campaign takes off

A straight-A student who was told he was not eligible to apply for a student loan has thanked readers of The Independent for their generosity after seeing donations pour in to his crowdfunding campaign.












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A-level results day 2015: Homeless student gets place to study law at Cambridge University

A homeless student who slept on friends’ sofas while taking his A-levels has been accepted to study law at Cambridge University after achieving straight A*s.












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SQA exam results: High student pass-rates under scrutiny in Scotland, despite exam reforms and low literacy rates

As Scotland’s students wake-up to record exam pass-rates across the country today, and scramble to snap-up university places, questions are now being raised as to why this year’s pupils have performed so much better than previously – despite there being a reform in the system.












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Independent Commission on Fees urges Office for Budget Responsibility to investigate whether student loans system is ‘value for money’

The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) is being urged to launch an investigation into the current student loan system to find out whether it provides value for money for both students and taxpayers.












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Student gender gap in UK universities growing at an ‘inexorable’ rate, says latest Independent Commission on Fees report

The gender gap in UK universities is growing at an ‘inexorable’ rate, according to a new report, as more young women continue to be accepted over men.












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Degrees ‘will cost £6,000 more’ after George Osborne freezes the threshold for student loan repayment in Budget

The cost of obtaining a university degree will rise by £6,000 for middle-earners due to the salary level at which graduates have to start paying back their student loans being frozen in the Budget, according to a new analysis.












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Cost of some degrees ‘will rise by £6,000′ after George Osborne freezes the threshold for student loan repayment in Budget

The cost of obtaining a university degree will rise by £6,000 for middle-earners due to the salary level at which graduates have to start paying back their student loans being frozen in the Budget, according to a new analysis.












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City University London to merge with University of London in order to ‘strengthen student experience in the UK’

City University London (City) is to join the University of London (UOL) in a move that will see a strengthening of the student experience in the UK.












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