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Exploring the new gender gap

For girls, it is a success story. Throughout the 20th century men dominated education. Few women were given equal attention in school, and even fewer made it to university. For…

English universities witness fall in number of EU students

Data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) shows that numbers of first year students from EU countries at English universities have dropped 16 percent over the last two years.…

Oxford professor: tuition fees benefit super-rich

University of Oxford Professor Danny Dorling has argued that high tuition fees and resulting student debts profit the super-rich. Dorling argued in The Guardian that those students can, unlike their…

Plymouth University spends £95,000 on custom chairs

The University of Plymouth has commissioned seven custom-made chairs for £95,000 from designer John Makepeace – more than £13,500 per chair. The designer chairs are intended for use in graduation…