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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.
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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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Raising the cap on student numbers is the wrong move, say 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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Top universities warn ‘quality’ is at risk with more students

Britain’s top universities have dramatically opposed George Osborne’s plans to increase student numbers by lifting the cap on recruitment in 2015.


    








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More strike action at universities

A pay dispute is set to cause another day of disruption at Scottish universities as staff stage industrial action.
BBC News – Education & Family

Universities ‘as exclusive as ever’

Top universities in the UK are as “exclusive as ever” and do not try hard enough to attract students from less advantaged backgrounds, says a higher education analyst.
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Universities ‘seven times Tesco size’

Universities in the UK occupy property that is seven times bigger than the total estate of Tesco’s shops, generating £27bn of income, says university estate report.
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Elite universities ‘as socially exclusive as ever’

Britain’s elite universities are “just as socially exclusive as ever”, according to the outgoing head of one of the UK’s most highly respected think-tanks.


    








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