Thousands of teenagers are being put off studying science and maths-based subjects because they consider them “dull” and “boring”
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A Ucas employee answers telephone enquiries at a call centre

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File image: Muslim students are divided over the issue of whether or not they should have - or even need - a sharia law-compliant student loans system

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UCU picket line at the University of East Anglia on 1st November

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The town versus gown divide in Cambridge has grown in recent decades as the university is "closed off" from the general public, classicist Mary Beard has warned.

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