Brexit from the EU

Figures from Elsevier's Scopus database also reveal which scholarship on the topic has been the most cited

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Latest OECD figures suggest that some countries such as the US are a long way behind others on social mobility

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Analysis of departmental spending suggests there is a large gulf in costs between some disciplines

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Figures from Elsevier's Scopus database suggest study into topic has unusually low rate of collaboration

Raising graduate repayments bar to £25k hikes level of public subsidy for system to 45 per cent, says respected research institute 

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Data from the World University Rankings shows that on research performance, the region is among the world’s best

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Data analysis by THE suggests some universities would take a hit of more than £25 million if fees were slashed to £7,500 for classroom subjects

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Figures suggest young people choose subjects according to present balance of a country’s economy

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THE analysis shows which institutions are on the verge of wider recognition for their impressive research performance

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Figures from Education at a Glance show that only in Spain and Estonia can women expect a bigger financial return from university than men 

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THE pay data since 2010-11 show pay of UK leaders is going up faster than that of rank-and-file academics, but the reasons are less clear

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Figures show a number of nations with high participation rates are not seeing graduates’ earnings rise relative to school-leavers’ wages 

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Snapshot from latest Global University Employability Ranking suggests relative reputation of US and UK graduates may be slipping 

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Analysis of university-city performance shows UK’s capital has a lot to lose if EU exit is botched

US v China, and France v South Korea comparison graphs

Simon Baker, THE’s data editor, considers three pairs of countries

Waterfall graphs for World University Rankings 2018

Simon Baker, THE’s data editor, analyses the areas of academic activity that are central to the progress Asian universities are making

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Figures from the latest graduate destinations survey show that more than two fifths of those working abroad find a job in another EU state

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Data from the THE World University Rankings suggest that European nations come top for co-authorship of papers

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New analysis of border check data suggest vast majority of international students leave country or stay legally after finishing courses

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Complete University Guide’s international and postgraduate fees survey for 2017 also suggests Brexit caution on rises in some areas