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    1. August 19, 2016

      Cambridge university start-up fund raises £75m ahead of IPO

      Cambridge Innovation Capital, which commercialises science and technology from Cambridge university, has raised £75m...

    2. August 18, 2016

      Students opt for job-friendly A-levels

      UK students seeking an edge in the job market are opting for computer science and economics A-levels over foreign...

    3. August 18, 2016

      Graduates still benefit from ‘wage premium’

      Graduates continue to enjoy significantly higher wages than those without a degree, despite the rapid rise in the...

    4. August 18, 2016

      Universities build business links as funding dwindles

      The value of commercial tie-ups between British universities and businesses has risen by more than 6 per cent to £4.2bn...

    5. July 28, 2016

      Third of foreign students less likely to come to UK after Brexit

      More than a third of international students say they are now less likely to study at a UK university following last...

    6. July 25, 2016

      LBS appoints François Ortalo-Magné as dean

      London Business School has appointed François Ortalo-Magné as its dean. He joins from Wisconsin School of Business at...

    7. July 22, 2016

      Universities rapped for withholding degrees

      Universities have been warned not to withhold degrees from students who fail to pay their rent, library fines or...

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      July 22, 2016

      Competititon watchdog raps knuckles of UK universities

      The UK’s competition watchdog has taken action against three universities to prevent breaches of consumer law,...

    9. July 21, 2016

      Don’t repay your children’s student loans

      My stepson is a clever old stick. He passed A-level maths at the tender age of 16 and is now at university studying a...

    10. July 20, 2016

      English universities move to raise fees to £9,250

      Almost every university in England will increase tuition fees from 2017-18, as government reforms that link charges to...

    11. July 17, 2016

      Boom at UK universities sees construction rise 43% year-on-year

      British universities have ramped up their spending on new buildings by 43 per cent in the past six months, compared...

    12. July 13, 2016

      British scientists tell MPs about Brexit damage

      British scientists should continue to bid for EU grants, the science minister has said, after reports that they are...

    13. July 10, 2016

      Brexit: UK business schools uncertain but optimistic

      Last year Joyce Zhen quit her job as an international marketing executive in Beijing, arranging overseas trade show...

    14. July 10, 2016

      Cambridge head calls for clarity over immigration

      The head of Cambridge university has called for a quick end to the uncertainty surrounding the immigration status of EU...

    15. July 8, 2016

      Student debt: some will still be repaying in their fifties

      What does the chart show? The chart shows the average annual repayments that graduates make on their student loans at...

    16. July 7, 2016

      At Work with the FT: Yannis Pitsiladis, sports physiologist

      Yannis Pitsiladis appears the classic scientist — his words tumble over each other as he switches mid-sentence to a new...

    17. July 4, 2016

      Two-thirds of UK students ‘will never pay off debt’

      Student loan debt rose £12.6bn, or 17 per cent, to £86.2bn in the past year, as the first cohort of students to pay...

    18. June 30, 2016

      Scientists urged to look for positives

      As senior scientists said UK research faced the biggest challenge in their lifetimes as a result of Brexit, Jo Johnson,...

    19. June 30, 2016

      UK public sector shrugs off credit downgrades

      The creditworthiness of councils, universities and housing associations has been put in jeopardy by British voters’...

    20. June 24, 2016

      In Brexit Britain, the Ins and Outs are strangers to each other

      “Is it worth risking the next generation’s future?” asked George Fuller, a politically engaged 17-year-old from...

    21. June 23, 2016

      UCL governors kept in dark over £280m loan for expansion plan

      A majority of the governing council of University College London did not see or discuss the final terms of a...

    22. June 23, 2016

      University challenge: the race for money, students and status

      A camera sweeps over a landscape of lush green forests and sparkling rivers. “I could have studied anywhere in the...

    23. June 23, 2016

      Offices face new drive on political correctness

      Last week, the president of DePaul University in Chicago resigned under circumstances becoming increasingly familiar....

    24. June 20, 2016

      The Fintech Awards judging panel

      Eileen Burbidge Partner, Passion Capital Eileen Burbidge is a partner at Passion Capital, the early-stage technology...

    25. June 17, 2016

      Cambridge blacklists coal and tar sands companies

      The University of Cambridge has blacklisted investments in coal and tar sands companies after facing pressure from...

    26. June 17, 2016

      Foreseeing a gloomy post-Brexit future for my family

      It is April 2018, and Britain feels much as it did in 1993: divided, embittered, shrinking and increasingly irrelevant....

    27. June 15, 2016

      London Business School raises £125m in first fundraising

      London Business School has raised £125m in its first major fundraising since it was founded 50 years ago. LBS, which...

    28. June 13, 2016

      Consultancies bypass Oxbridge in search of digital skills

      Management consultancies are increasingly bypassing the universities of Cambridge and Oxford as they compete for...

    29. June 12, 2016

      UK loses grip on non-European business graduates

      The UK is failing to retain highly skilled foreign graduates from its own business schools, the Financial Times...

    30. June 10, 2016

      £1.25bn expansion leaves UCL straining at the edges

      An ambitious £1.25bn expansion plan has strained the cash flow of University College London, one of the UK’s most...

    31. June 10, 2016

      British universities face some taxing times

      That UCL, one of the most prestigious universities in the UK, is in financial difficulties due to ambitious expansion...

    32. June 10, 2016

      Warning over UCL finances after rapid expansion

      University College London is in a “barely financially sustainable position”, according to its provost, Michael Arthur....

    33. June 9, 2016

      China’s $10bn propaganda push spreads Down Under

      When Liu Qibao, China’s propaganda minister, visited Sydney last month and signed a raft of deals with Australia’s top...

    34. June 9, 2016

      Oxbridge holds admissions steady as others expand

      The number of undergraduate students taken on by the universities of Oxford and Cambridge has barely changed in the...

    35. May 30, 2016

      Tighter UK rules cut number of student visa applications

      Long-term immigration into the UK by people wishing to study in the country has fallen to its lowest level since 2007,...

    36. May 30, 2016

      Rhodes Trust tries to reach out beyond empire

      The young Rhodes scholar pushing his bicycle along the Broad is one of several dozen young people chosen every year for...

    37. May 29, 2016

      Open University changes direction to align more with business

      Steve Hill was an assistant bank manager for NatWest, in the UK, when he was told by his employer that he would need to...

    38. May 27, 2016

      Agribusiness: Swarm of controversy

      The reaction was immediate. As soon as Bayer launched its $62bn bid for Monsanto on Monday, environmental protesters...

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