This figure rises to 75% for City investment banks, according to a new survey
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Tuesday 01 February 2011
Record numbers of students have applied to start university this autumn – the last year before rises in tuition fees could see them paying as much as £9,000 a year for their courses.
Sunday 30 January 2011
Sunday 23 January 2011
Friday 14 January 2011
Hundreds of students will be paid £20,000 a year to study for a degree under a groundbreaking deal agreed between a top university and one of the country's largest graduate recruiters.
Tuesday 04 January 2011
After exerting an unrivalled grip on Britain’s drinkers for centuries, the traditional pint of beer faces its first substantial competition: from a Whitehall-approved smaller measure.
Sunday 02 January 2011
Monday 20 December 2010
Severe cuts in capital funding for the seven bodies which distribute taxpayers' money to scientists will create "particularly significant challenges", their representative council said today.
Tuesday 07 December 2010
The performance of the Government agency set up to deliver grants and loans to students was "completely unacceptable" in its first year and improvement since then has been "disappointing", a scathing MPs' report said today.
Tuesday 07 December 2010
As many as 100,000 undergraduates were left with no financial support from the Student Loans Company (SLC) at the start of the autumn university term, it has emerged.
Wednesday 24 November 2010
Thousands of students planning to take a gap year in 2011 before starting university will be hit with the new regime of inflated tuition fees.
Tuesday 23 November 2010
Help for universities to attract the brightest overseas academics will be outlined by the Home Secretary today, as she sets out plans to cut immigration to Britain.
Sunday 21 November 2010
Monday 15 November 2010
More than a fifth of Oxford University's "outreach" events, designed to encourage applicants from non-traditional backgrounds, were put on for pupils at independent schools over the past two years.
Sunday 14 November 2010
Thursday 11 November 2010
As with television programmes that are shown after the watershed, this story comes with its own health warning: teachers of a delicate disposition should look away now. Researchers at the Centre for Market and Public Organisation at Bristol University have come up with what they claim is conclusive evidence that exam league tables do improve schools' performances.
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
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