Exam study

The International Baccalaureate versus A levels

University admissions officers compare A levels to the International Baccalaureate on how they prepare students for higher education

Sutton Trust US programme

Sixty-two UK students head to US universities through charity partnership

State school pupils from the UK will be heading to university in the US this September

Shanghai subject ranking

ShanghaiRanking Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2017: results

ShanghaiRanking has released its league table of academic subjects, ranking universities from all over the world in 52 subject areas

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Teenagers from lower socioeconomic backgrounds more likely to ditch university ambitions

Less advantaged teenagers are more likely to decide not to attend university than their more advantaged peers, new research has found

Winners' podium

What is the TEF? Results of the teaching excellence framework

The results of the teaching excellence framework (TEF) and what they mean for students

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Royal Television Society announces best student films of the year

Arts University Bournemouth picks up the most undergraduate awards at the Royal Television Society's Student Television Awards 

Nobel, Oslo

Nobel laureates offer their advice to young economists

Ahead of the 6th Lindau Meeting for economic sciences, eight Nobel Laureates advise young economists on research and networking

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Why do students go to university and how do they choose which one?

Survey of more than 60,000 students reveals what students look for when selecting a university