The proportion of UK undergraduate degrees awarded as firsts has hit a decade high.
Sir, – I don’t suppose students at Dundee University, from all over the world and on the same course, size each other up and wonder – are you the “cash cow” paying for my course (“Principal warns over ‘cash cow’ students”, Courier, December 21).
Eight of the UK’s top schools get as many students into Oxford and Cambridge universities as three-quarters of all schools and colleges put together, a study has found.
Universities must do more to safeguard students’ mental health by contacting the families of those experiencing problems, Education Secretary Damian Hinds has said.
More than a third of 18-year-olds applying to university in 2018 received a form of unconditional offer before completing their qualifications.
Studying maths at Oxford is the course and institution combination that gives women graduates the greatest earnings return.
Universities have been given the go-ahead to charge up to 20% more a year for shorter degree courses under Government plans – but students will be left with a smaller overall bill.
Dundee University celebrated a special milestone on Thursday as a renowned chef, who left school at 16 with no Highers, became the institution’s 100,000th graduate.
A university in London has said it will stop making unconditional offers to prospective students in order to “maintain standards”.
UK ‘stagnating’ as immigration stance sees rivals snapping up the international talent, say universities
The UK is “stagnating” because its immigration policy allows rival countries to attract more talent, say university bosses.