Cambridge University. The typical Oxbridge graduate starts on a salary of about £25,000 a year

Poorer Oxbridge students earn more

Pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds have had to work harder to get in

The University of Manchester was among the 'biggest losers', according to Research Fortnight

Northern universities staff may lose jobs after their research quality is hammered

Oxford still tops the league table for research quality

Warwick University places 20 jobs at risk over failure to meet fundraising targets

University cuts pile pressure on staff to raise research income

A police officer clashes with protesters outside the Conservative Campaign Headquarters

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The march was the biggest demonstration by students since protests four years ago

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The boycott will mean members of the University and College Union will refuse to set coursework, or give formal marks for essays or feedback on students’ work. The action will also mean that exams go unmarked.

University lecturers plan marking strike over pension changes that 'could cost thousands'

Essay and exam marking strike starts in November

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Glasgow University is the first academic institution in Europe to divest from the fossil fuel industry

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Cambridge University's Trinity College

Freshers week: Oxford and Cambridge university running compulsory sexual consent classes

The move follows studies detailing widespread harassment and assaults

Liam Byrne, Labour’s shadow Universities Minister

Shadow Universities Minister Liam Byrne floats university-business partnerships

Labour is promoting plans for new "technical universities", offering earn-while-you-learn degrees in technical subjects vital to the future of the UK economy.

A student walks through St John's College on March 13, 2012 in Cambridge, England.

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Emily-Rose Eastop has since accepted assistance from over 200 financial backers, several of whom are leading scientists, such as Douglas Hofstadter and Stephen Pinker

Oxford student aiming to crowdfund her master's degree hits back at critics for calling her a 'posh brat'

Emily-Rose Eastop was accepted on an MSc course but had been unable to find the £26,000 needed for her degree

Enrol model: Kayla Human is one of 33 students heading to California in September

Will The Minerva Project - the first 'elite' American university to be launched in a century - change the face of higher learning?

The university has no lecture halls, no debating societies, no sports teams and no fraternities. Instead, the 33 students who have made the cut at Minerva, will travel the world and change the face of higher learning

Chalk Talk: How not to slip up during university applications

If you are applying for a place at Oxford or Cambridge and the interviewer says: "Tell me about a banana," you might feel a burning desire to reply, in John McEnroe-esque terms: "You cannot be serious!" But you should keep a straight face and answer the question, according to a new guide.

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