02 June 2011 12:00 AM
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.
26 May 2011 09:46 AM
11 April 2011 04:31 PM
The first concrete signs of a student flight to Europe as the massive UK hike in tuition fees approaches is emerging.
17 March 2011 12:00 AM
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?
16 February 2011 12:00 AM
Imperial College London has become the first university outside Oxbridge to set tuition fees at £9,000.
12 February 2011 12:00 AM
Are we, in general, stick-in-the-muds? Do students hate abroad, or something?
31 January 2011 12:00 AM
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.
11 November 2010 12:00 AM
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