Articles in 'Student News'

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    University Complaints Increase

    17th June 2012

    A report reveals that complaints against universities in England and Wales increased by 20% in 2011. Will they continue to rise once £9000 tuition fees are introduced in 2012?

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    Shocking Inequality Revealed at Scottish Universities

    13th June 2012

    Shocking figures released in a Freedom of Information request have shown that admissions at several prestigious Scottish universities are extremely biased towards wealthier students.

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    Declining Graduate Numbers Could Spell Disaster for UK

    09th June 2012

    A damning new report suggests that declining UK funding for universities and the resulting drop in graduate numbers could be disastrous, as our international competitors plough money into expanding higher education.

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    Are Students Becoming Too Reliant on Technology?

    05th June 2012

    Mobile phones, laptops, the internet…the list of resources modern technology has made available to students is long and impressive. But are they becoming too reliant on technology at the expense of vital academic and communication skills?

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  • A Bible in Every Classroom

    29th May 2012

    A controversial new scheme aims to put a Bible in every English school, but not everybody is equally excited by the idea…

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    Top UK Universities 2013

    25th May 2012

    The prestigious Guardian University Guide 2013 shows some suprising upsets in the rankings as tuition fees loom…

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    Tuition Fees Feedback Negative

    22nd May 2012

    A stark report from the Higher Education Policy Institute has shown that since tuition fees trebled to over £3000 in 2006, students have not benefitted from increased contact hours or decreased class sizes, prompting fears that the new £9000 fees in 2012 will be similarly unrewarding for university students.

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    UK Higher Education Only 10th Best Globally

    14th May 2012

    Yet another global ranking of higher education has seen UK universities plummet compared to their international competitors since severe government cuts to education. This one, by Universitas 21, warns that government funding is a vital aspect of international reputation.

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    Should PE be ‘Fun’ for Girls?

    05th May 2012

    A new survey reveals that the number of girls doing enough physical exercise is disturbingly low – and shows that many female pupils have pinpointed school PE lessons as the reason why.

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