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Conservatism is par excellence the ideology of modernity. It reacted against Enlightenment efforts to engineer social change almost before they started. That conservatism is an ideology, Kieron O'Hara leaves little doubt, despite the (highly ideological) disavowals of some conservatives. Though Conservatism carries encomia from the Prime Minister and David Willetts, O'Hara underlines that his subject is "small-c" conservatism, rather than the credo of the Tory party.

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Universities will finally learn tomorrow whether they are allowed to charge students the maximum £9,000-a-year tuition fee from September 2012.

Top universities and cut-price courses are winners in shake-up

Middle-ground institutions fear squeeze in 'bidding war' for students

Universities to fight for places

Universities will be forced to fight for up to one in four places under the most radical shake-up of higher education for decades, it was announced today.

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Universities minister David Willetts defends higher education reforms, claiming they will give students more information about universities and greater choice.

Universities told they may have to cut fees or merge to survive

Universities that were planning to charge the maximum £9,000 tuition fee may slash student numbers or be forced to cut their fees, according to the head of the UK organisation for vice-chancellors.

Steve Richards: The roads to reform are paved with good intentions

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Around 75 people gathered outside Holborn police station in London yesterday to protest the arrest of six people at another demonstration earlier in the day.

University admissions overhaul as predictions fail to make grade

A radical overhaul of university admissions is on the cards in the wake of evidence showing more than half the predictions of A-level grade passes are wrong.

Academics vote against David Willetts

Academics at Oxford University today passed a vote of no confidence in Universities Minister David Willetts.

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