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Some universities have already overturned a ban on marriage and children among undergraduates, but it is still upheld in places

Report from careers advice service Prospects points to significant rise in employment rate for those with higher level qualifications

Rama Thirunamachandran, the vice-chancellor of Canterbury Christ Church University

Backlash from v-cs prompts teaching champion to opt for 'reflection and consultation'

Economists are finding new ways of learning about the past – and learning from the past

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn

Labour leader tells UCU event that 'extortionate and prohibitive' £9k fees damage economy and society

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Neil Tennant of the Pet Shop Boys also among fellows announced by Alan Rusbridger at Lady Margaret Hall

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Egyptian official says Giulio Regeni’s body bore signs of torture

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Ed Byrne says universities are not ‘immune to disruption’ from new models of education

Jo Johnson, Minister for Universities and Science

Jo Johnson becomes latest high-profile figure to take aim at elite over their access record

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January deadline figures also show slight fall in overall UK applicant numbers

King’s College London joins with National Archives to mark 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death

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China, fostering links with future leaders through its universities, is now playing the same game as Western nations, researcher says

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Fears that the changes could favour applicants from wealthy backgrounds who can afford to be coached

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Disadvantaged are under-represented in degree study because they are ‘simply not smart enough’, says researcher

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Hong Kong scholar says students are embarking on postgraduate degrees to 'delay' unemployment 

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Vice-chancellors call for price freeze from sector's teaching champion

Inequality takes root long before students apply to higher education, says Oxford

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Oxford college says it has received an ‘overwhelming message’ in favour of keeping the statue standing

One in 12 who suffer the suicide of a friend or relative will leave university, study says

Jo Johnson

Comments by universities minister could signal a split in opinion in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

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