This figure rises to 75% for City investment banks, according to a new survey
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Tuesday 14 August 2012
A leading business publisher is to become the first FTSE 100 company to award its own degrees.
Thursday 09 August 2012
Thousands of students are being put off applying to university by the move to triple tuition fees to £9,000, an independent panel has found.
Monday 09 July 2012
The numbers of UK students applying to start degree courses this autumn has slumped by almost 9%, as tuition fees triple to up to £9,000, official figures show.
Saturday 23 June 2012
Owen Holland, the Cambridge PhD student suspended by Cambridge University for two and half years for a protest against cuts, had his sentence cut to one term yesterday.
Monday 18 June 2012
Thursday 12 April 2012
A closer relationship between academics and business leaders could bring both worlds significant and lasting benefits
Tuesday 28 February 2012
Every student should go on an internship giving them up to 12 weeks of work experience while they study for their degree, a top-level government inquiry recommends today.
Saturday 18 February 2012
Institutions set for £90m penalties as student applicants rush to avoid £9,000 fees next year
Wednesday 15 February 2012
The man in line to become become the new university access watchdog has been treated "disgracefully" by Tory MPs, colleagues said yesterday.
Thursday 09 February 2012
MPs' committee divided over selection of opponent of fees regime
Friday 20 January 2012
Growing numbers of students are lodging official complaints against their universities if they fail to obtain a top-level degree.
Monday 16 January 2012
Downing Street has been approached with proposals for a new privately funded royal yacht to mark the Queen's diamond jubilee this year, Prime Minister David Cameron's official spokesman said today.
Monday 16 January 2012
The Queen should be given a new royal yacht – likely to cost at least £60m – as a way to help overturn Britain's mood of austerity, according to Cabinet minister Michael Gove.
Saturday 27 August 2011
A Tory minister has called for the 50p top rate of tax to be kept amid a simmering coalition row on the issue.
Sunday 21 August 2011
Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Jose Manuel Barroso warns David Cameron against making 'historic mistake' over immigration reforms
Worst Airports of 2014: Poll names Islamabad airport in Pakistan worst in the world
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