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University of Calgary breaks STI test world record

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Foreign workers in Qatar are beholden to employers who sponsor their visas

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Manchester Metropolitan University is facing criticism over its plans to provide training to the Qatari Police Force in the country’s new Police College.

Hadrian's balls-up: University of York red-faced after it uses the wrong Roman emperor in new logo

The University of York has been embarrassed after it emerged that the logo of its new Constantine College features the head of the wrong Roman emperor – Hadrian.

British universities contribute £73bn to the economy in a year

British universities have generated more than £73 billion in a year for the economy and almost 3 per cent of all employment, a new report has revealed.

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