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Leaked letter reveals Cameron's plans to attract large numbers of foreign students to UK state schools
Thursday 04 July 2013
The Prime Minister was motivated to find ways of encouraging international students by anxiety at the effect of his immigration cap
Thursday 13 June 2013
The opportunities are huge, but so are the risks. The most important role Government can play is investing in digital infrastructure and getting businesses on board
Tuesday 21 May 2013
I see a Union Jack on his overalls. Surely some mistake?
Thursday 09 May 2013
Stewart Jackson has refused to pay the £54,000 that Ipsa claims he owes on his home
Monday 25 February 2013
Postgraduate studies risk becoming the preserve of the wealthy after a major slump in the number of students opting for the courses.
Monday 18 February 2013
Thousands of the cheapest university places are not being filled following the introduction of varied fees due to potential students worrying that their cut-price status means the courses are not worth the money.
Monday 14 January 2013
University places have been left unfilled because institutions are scared of being penalised for recruiting too many students.
Sunday 13 January 2013
Lack of opportunity, cash and ambition stops our students learning abroad
Wednesday 09 January 2013
Just over 30 years ago – when I first started reporting on education – it was all about giving women equal opportunities and encouraging them to apply to university. There was concern that too few had the aspiration to go on to higher education or were likely to opt for economically important subjects such as science and engineering.
Friday 04 January 2013
University applications from UK students showed a further slump yesterday in the face of increased admission fees.
Wednesday 28 November 2012
Ten specialist colleges are set to become universities under the biggest expansion of higher education for 20 years.
Tuesday 13 November 2012
A modern-day explorer has won a prestigious literary prize for a book about George Mallory's attempts to climb Mount Everest.
Sunday 28 October 2012
Controversial plans to merge two of Britain’s most distinguished scientific institutions may be abandoned following a public outcry. Government proposals to merge the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) and the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), look set to be scrapped this week The Independent on Sunday has learned. The cost-cutting measure was strongly criticised by top British and international scientists and was first revealed in this newspaper in April this year.
Monday 08 October 2012
The bald head apparently now represents potency and decisiveness, but shiny-headed men are still on the sidelines
Critics round on Government over decision to strip London Metropolitan University of its right to admit foreigners
Thursday 30 August 2012
Britain's reputation as home to one of the world's thriving higher education sectors is under threat after a university was stripped of its right to admit foreigners, critics have said.
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
- 1 The truth about 'girl things': Three cheers for Heather Watson's honesty
- 2 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 5 Men behaving badly: Urinating while standing, 'manspreading' and the gendering of selfishness