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High-fee UK universities fail to make grade

More than 20 universities planning to charge the maximum £9,000 fee for students next year have failed to make the top 200 of an influential international higher education league table.

Get more study for your money inside the Eurozone

Lower fees, smaller classes and an international cohort are enticing Brits to the mainland, says Steve McCormack

UK students head abroad as fees rise to £9,000

The first concrete signs of a student flight to Europe as the massive UK hike in tuition fees approaches is emerging.



American liberal arts colleges: Where art meets science

In 1959, the British scientist and novelist CP Snow warned of a divide between scientists and "literary intellectuals". He explained that few of his friends and colleagues had both read one of Shakespeare's plays and could explain the second law of thermodynamics. The British education system, he argued, forced children to specialise at too early an age, pushing them towards either the arts or science and industry. More than half a century later, how much has changed?

More students go abroad as Imperial joins £9,000 club

Imperial College London has become the first university outside Oxbridge to set tuition fees at £9,000.

Philip Hensher: Why stay at home for the best education?

Are we, in general, stick-in-the-muds? Do students hate abroad, or something?

Go to university abroad, Britain's top comprehensive tells its pupils

One of the country's top-performing state schools is urging its pupils to go university overseas next year to avoid the rise in tuition fees.

UK graduates look to new horizons

Studying abroad is proving an increasingly popular option. Sarah Morrison finds out why
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