Students in an exam hall

University of Sheffield students demand investigation over 'highly unfair' exam

Students say the exam included questions  on topics they were not taught

Figures show that 41 per cent of all 18-year-old women in England have applied to university

90,000 more women than men apply for university places

Two per cent rise in total applications

Oxford University has a student population in excess of 20,000 taken from over 140 countries around the world
Neglect, prejudice and invisibility in the classrooms and playground is a way of life for LGBT children

Transphobic poster at University of Bristol condemned by student groups as 'hateful'

The poster warned women of a supposed threat from transgender people

“Industrielle Volksmusik for the Twenty-First Century” was initially supposed to be an afternoon seminar but became a two-day conference

Work of art? Academics to study influence of Kraftwerk

Two-day “Industrielle Volksmusik for the Twenty-First Century” conference

The courses offered at Peter Symonds College cost £3,950 a year

Winchester sixth-form college offers cut-price degree courses

Courses, which cost £3,950 a year, see sharp rise in popularity

Oxford University has a student population in excess of 20,000 taken from over 140 countries around the world

Top universities refuse to reveal how they are spending tuition fees

Think tank: Universities need to be transparent if they want to raise fees further

79% of students will struggle financially this Christmas

Students are planning to spend an average of £170 this Christmas - with £119 devoted to buying presents and £51 left over for socialising.

US university turns library into nightclub to celebrate final exams

An American university has turned its library - temporarily - into a nightclub after students posted satirical messages on social media.

Supporters of Theresa May's policy point to figures showing that 121,000 non-EU students entered Britain in the year to June, but only 51,000 left

Theresa May's curbs on foreign students are 'a silly idea', say Liberal Democrats

Theresa May wants non-EU students to return home after finishing courses

Theresa May is pressing for the policy to be included in next year’s Conservative general election manifesto

Theresa May plans to 'send home foreign graduates' met with anger and condemnation

The Home Secretary said students would have to apply for new visas from abroad under the proposed policy

Theresa May said that immigration targets are likely to not be met by the next general election

Theresa May to 'kick out foreign graduates' in new immigration plans

Course graduates would have to return home before applying for visas

KCL reopens 'King's London' rebrand consultation after massive student backlash

10,000 sign petition against rebrand since Monday

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

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