Universities

Nobel Prize: UK universities fail to make top 10 list for most science and medical winners

Securing a Nobel prize for a breakthrough, hi-tech research project is one of the most prestigious – and marketable – triumphs a university can achieve.












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Scotland’s universities produce ‘more successful’ graduates than the rest of the UK, HESA data shows

Graduates from Scottish universities have the best record of professional level jobs in the UK, according to recent data.












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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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Tuition fees: UK universities set to charge £10,000 by end of the decade, says major report

UK universities are set to charge £10,000 a year for student fees by the end of the decade, according to a newly-published major report.












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Universities are failing to tackle sexist and homophobic ‘lad culture’, says NUS

“Lad culture” that can result in sexual harassment is being allowed to fester at British universities because of a lack of action by institutions, the National Union of Students (NUS) has warned.












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EU referendum: ‘Brexit’ would harm higher education and research, universities claim

Leaving the European Union would hit the economy, harm scientific research and damage graduates’ job prospects, university vice-chancellors will warn as they launch a drive to rally support behind Britain remaining in the organisation.












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Number of universities charging £9,000 a year is growing, says watchdog

The number of universities charging the maxim student fee of £9,000 a year is growing, according to a published report by the universities’ access watchdog.












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Budget 2015: Universities will be allowed to raise fees beyond £9,000, says George Osborne

Universities will be able to raise fees from their record level of £9,000 a year, the Chancellor has declared.












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Universities call on UK Government to push tuition fees up – students threaten to become ‘ungovernable’

The Government needs to lift the £9,000 tuition fee cap in England in line with inflation, says an advocacy organisation for higher education institutions.












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Home Office bans 60 universities and colleges from enrolling international students in ‘emergency’ clampdown

The Home Office has banned 60 universities and colleges across the country from taking-on any more international students in an unprecedented clampdown.










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