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Cameron relinquishes plans for ‘controversial’ education reforms

David Cameron and Nick Clegg have relinquished plans to reform the university system in such a way that would have seen the involvement of more private firms in the education…

MP shames universities charging £9,000

The Minister for Universities and Science has spoken negatively about plans for many universities to charge £9,000 a year for their courses. David Willetts MP said: “We will all face…

Scholarships on offer to children of fallen soldiers

The government has announced that higher education scholarships will soon be available for the children of servicemen and women killed in action. The government also intends to continue and expand…

Mandelson's measures will cause "University meltdown"

Business secretary Lord Mandelson has declared that the government is to cut university funding in England by a total of £398m for 2010/11. The reduced allocations will witness £84m taken…

University funding in the UK receives £398m cut

Business secretary Lord Mandelson has declared that the government is to cut university funding in England by a total of £398m for 2010/11. The reduced allo­cations will witness £84m taken…