Student There is concern that a ‘perfect storm’ of graduate debt, lack of finance and job insecurity is brewing

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Universities minister David Willetts refutes claims that the Government's higher education policy is "unravelling".

Further education colleges to offer cut-price degree courses

Further education colleges will be offering cut-price degree courses for students when the new £9,000 a year fees regime comes into force next year.

Increase in student loans announced

Students who choose to study at private universities are to see their loans doubled, it was announced today.

Sarah Sands: Why Mariella's pillow talk is front-page news

Whatever Mariella Frostrup's strong views on Liberia or the Orange Prize, they cannot compete with the engulfing tide of interest in her bra-wearing habits. The word "bra", like "Israel" or "Palestine", triggers a global meltdown on the internet.

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After a winter of fees protests, all eyes will be on the election of the next president

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Video: Space tourism in Scotland?

Science Minister David Willetts: ''It would be nice to see Virgin Galactic launch from Lossiemouth.''

Graduates 'to pay back double' on loans

Graduates could be forced to pay back double their original student loans under the new fees system in England, figures have suggested.

Exeter to charge full tuition fee

Exeter has become the latest university to announce plans to charge UK and EU students £9,000 tuition fees from next year.

Hundreds of Oxbridge dons demand inquiry into tuition fees

More than 600 Oxbridge academics are demanding a halt to implementing government proposals for tuition fees to rise to up to £9,000 a year.

Private university intake allowed to get state loan

Universities Secretary David Willetts provoked fury last night when he revealed that students studying privately would be given access to Government loans and grants.

Legal challenge launched over tuition fees

The Government is facing a legal challenge to its plans to raise tuition fees to up to £9,000 a year.

Liverpool Hope University declines maximum fees

Liverpool Hope today became the first university to announce it will not charge students maximum £9,000 tuition fees from next year.

Cambridge to charge £9,000 – and expects others to follow lead

Cambridge University has led the way in becoming the first higher education institution to announce plans for charging the maximum £9,000-a-year fee for all its courses. It made it clear that one of the main reasons was that it expected "most if not all of our peers to charge the maximum".

Russell Group universities shun 'soft subjects'

A group of top universities published guidance today revealing a preference for students who take traditional A-levels.

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