Status seeker

January 3, 1997

Bolton Institute has formally applied to adopt the title "University of Bolton". The institute is the only institution in the country with both research and teaching degree-awarding powers not to have university status, It had expected to wait the normal three years after receiving research degree-awarding powers before applying, which would have meant delaying until October 1998. But Gillian Shephard, Secretary of State for Education and Employment, advised the Privy Council to speed the process.

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