University funding

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Capita undercuts British Council to run Turing student exchange scheme
Exclusive: Government strips council of role in programme, which replaced Erasmus after Brexit

Richard Adams, Education editor

08, Dec, 2021 @3:42 PM

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UK universities told to show ambition in graduate job targets
Threat of sanctions if they fail to reduce dropout rates and set adequate goals for helping students into work

Richard Adams Education editor

24, Nov, 2021 @5:16 PM

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Universities have lost moral compass over Mosley donations, says Oxford don
Lawrence Goldman suggests possible state intervention after Oxford and others accept ‘tainted’ money

Mark Brown

07, Nov, 2021 @6:02 PM

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Oxford college to change its name after £155m donation
Linacre College to rename itself Thao College after funding offer from Vietnam’s richest woman

Damien Gayle

03, Nov, 2021 @1:24 PM

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Early 2000s baby boom will soon flood UK universities, warns former Tory minister
Expansion in education must be funded to avert young people getting stuck in low-paid work, says David Willetts

Richard Adams Education editor

15, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Architect of £9,000 tuition fees calls for faster loan repayments
David Willetts says taxpayers footing too much of the bill for university students’ unpaid loans

Richard Adams and Sally Weale

29, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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‘Impossible’ for Sunak to save on tuition fees without favouring well-off graduates
Chancellor should use income tax rather than student loan repayments, says Institute for Fiscal Studies

Richard Adams Education editor

20, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Online-only learning not worth £9K tuition, OECD warns UK universities
Organisation says permanent shift to online lessons could see students turning to alternative digital providers

Richard Adams Education editor

16, Sep, 2021 @3:25 PM

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Tuition fees from UK students fail to cover costs of undergraduate courses at UCL
University College London and other institutions must rely on fees from international students, provost says

Richard Adams Education editor

11, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Universities in England favour cancel culture over quality, says Williamson
Education secretary tells vice-chancellors they risk undermining public confidence in higher education

Richard Adams Education editor

09, Sep, 2021 @2:43 PM

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Funding cuts to go ahead for university arts courses in England despite opposition
Education secretary Gavin Williamson says money will be put towards Stem and medicine courses

Sally Weale Education correspondent

20, Jul, 2021 @6:30 PM

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Ministers to overhaul university funding after long consultation
Exclusive: tuition-fee cuts, cap on student numbers and minimum entry requirements under consideration

Richard Adams Education editor

09, Jul, 2021 @11:16 AM

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