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Clampdown on “Rip-Off” Degrees

In July, the Department for Education announced plans to cap universities accepting students for “rip-off” degrees, as identified by excessive drop-out rates and low employment records post-graduation. At the University…

Towns across UK competing to gain university status

Plans to establish new universities from a list of 27 areas of the country, have recently been revealed by minister for innovation, universities and skills, John Denham. The government wants…

Academics call for 'pick-and-mix' degrees

The long-established system of three-year degrees is being brought into review by the higher education system, a new report has revealed. According to universities in the UK, students need to…