Universities

Ministers tell universities to limit vice-chancellors’ pay rises

Ministers waded into the row over vice-chancellors’ pay on Monday night – by telling institutions they should curb pay rises to their top management.


    








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Professors’ pay dispute with British universities escalates – as academics threaten to stop marking students’ final exams

Thousands of students will find their lectures and tutorials abandoned in a major escalation of the university lecturers’ strike over pay set to start next week.


    








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The academic fat cats: Vice-chancellors at Britain’s top universities get £22,000 pay rises – as lecturers are stuck on 1 per cent

Vice-chancellors of the UK’s top universities pocketed average pay rises of £22,000 last year – while insisting their employees stuck to just a one per cent increase.


    

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The academic fat cats: Vice-chancellors at Britain’s top universities get huge pay rises – as lecturers are stuck on 1 per cent

Vice-chancellors of the UK’s top universities pocketed average pay rises of £22,000 last year – while insisting their employees stuck to just a one per cent increase.


    

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The academic fat cats: Vice-chancellors at Britain’s top universities get £22,000 pay rises – as lecturers are stuck on 1 per cent

Vice-chancellors of the UK’s top universities pocketed average pay rises of £22,000 last year – while insisting their employees stuck to just a one per cent increase.


    

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AUDIO: Universities accepting lower grades

Leading universities are accepting more students with lower grades, a UCAS report suggests.
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Tuition fees no object: Record numbers of students enrol at UK universities

Record numbers of students enrolled at UK universities this autumn – thanks to thousands of A-level students with lower grades than previous years being snapped up for places, it emerged on Thursday.


    








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Record numbers of students enrol at UK universities

Record numbers of students enrolled at UK universities this autumn – thanks to thousands of A-level students with lower grades than previous years being snapped up for places, it emerged on Thursday.


    








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AUDIO: Universities UK advice ‘violates women’s freedom’

Justin Webb analyses the advice from Universities UK, that suggests segregated seating for male and female students would be acceptable in certain circumstances.
BBC News – Education & Family

Raising the cap on student numbers is the wrong move, say elite universities

The country’s top universities have come out in strong opposition to plans announced by the Chancellor to increase student numbers by lifting the cap on recruitment in 2015.


    








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