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University of Central Lancashire launches medical degree that is only open to overseas students

Hospitals may be struggling to overcome immigration laws to recruit new nurses, but for the university sector it is a different story.












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Leicester University set to offer US-style flexi-degree courses

A leading university is to offer all its students the chance to study new US-style flexi-degree courses from next September.












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Cambridge University may bring back entry exam as too many acing A-levels

Cambridge University is considering reintroducing an entrance exam because too many applicants get top marks in their A-levels, in a move that has raised concerns that state school pupils would be put at a disadvantage.












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Switzerland and Singapore have the world’s best universities outside the US and UK, say QS World University Rankings

The US and Britain have, once again, dominated the annual QS TopUniversities guide for having the best institutions in the world. However, it is also important to look at how others are faring on the world stage.












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US and UK lead the way for having the best universities in the world, according to QS World University Rankings

The UK is almost on parallel with the US for having some of the best universities in the world, according to the worldwide rankings guide QS TopUniversities.












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QS World University Rankings reveal the UK’s top subject areas at the best universities

As the US takes the lead in the world’s best universities list, Cambridge, Oxford, and UCL have been paving the way here in the UK, according to QS TopUniversities.












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Cambridge and Oxford lead the way as the UK’s best universities, according to QS World University Rankings

The best universities in the UK have been named by the world’s most authoritative rankings guide, QS TopUniversities.












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Number of graduates receiving 2:1 or First-class honours degrees rises by over 80%, according to university guide

The number of graduates leaving university with either a 2:1 or First-class honours degree has risen by over 80 per cent and is ‘spiralling out of control,’ according to an investigation by a university guide.












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University Technical College in Newhaven becomes first school to offer scuba diving

It is a new response to the age-old question: “What did you do at school today, darling?”












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Premature birth linked with less intelligence and less adult wealth, according to University of Warwick research

People who were born prematurely are less intelligent later on in life and earn less money as a result, according to a new study by the University of Warwick.












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