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The personal tutor system itself is what’s broken

When searching the University of Edinburgh website, the page labelled ‘My Personal Tutor’ speaks of “a member of academic staff who will support you throughout your time at the university, giving you academic support and a route to pastoral support.” This seems like a straightforward description of a figure who is meant to play a […]

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Two year degrees won’t completely solve the whole British higher education system

It is easy for political debates other than Brexit to get buried in mainstream media at the moment. Important to note, however, is the news that the House of Lords approved a change to legislation in order to allow UK university students to take accelerated two-year degrees this week. An immediately obvious benefit would be […]