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      Prince Charles shuns fossil fuel investments

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    2. April 25, 2015

      Social entrepreneurship institute to open in London

      A centre for the study of philanthropy and social entrepreneurship is to open at the London School of Economics with a £30m...

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    1. April 20, 2015

      Labour and Conservatives neck and neck among student voters

      The two main UK political parties are neck and neck among university students, according to a new poll that puts both Labour...

    2. April 17, 2015

      Overseas student surge drives expansion at London universities

      Across London, from the Olympic Park in the east to White City in the west, universities are breaking new ground. A surge of...

    3. April 17, 2015

      Labour promises clamp on unpaid internships

      Ed Miliband will promise on Friday that a Labour government would ban companies from offering unpaid internships of longer...

    4. April 14, 2015

      Pragmatism works best in the reform of economics

      Last week to Paris, for the annual conference of the Institute for New Economic Thinking, a think-tank focused on...

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      April 13, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here Who saw that coming? Hillary Clinton on Sunday fired the starting gun on her...

    6. April 10, 2015

      Students weigh the value of new economics course

      The members of the audience reach for their clickers, as they ponder the right answer to the multiple-choice question posed...

    7. April 3, 2015

      Scottish education bill embraces activist approach

      Slideshow: Universities in Scotland When Petra Wend moved from Oxford Brookes to Edinburgh’s Queen Margaret University in...

    8. March 24, 2015

      Exeter: a draw for entrepreneurs looking for work-life balance

      Population 121,800 (12,000 students) Average broadband speed 9.9Mb per second Large local employers: Met Office, Flybe The...

    9. March 23, 2015

      May waters down extremism plan after Tory and Lib Dem opposition

      Theresa May has had to water down government proposals to combat extremism after at least seven of her Conservative Cabinet...

    10. March 22, 2015

      Dyson helps launch design engineering school at Imperial College

      Sir James Dyson is helping to tackle the huge shortfall of engineers in Britain by donating £12m to set up a design...

    11. March 18, 2015

      Midlands promised energy research centre

      The chancellor on Wednesday promised an energy research centre for the Midlands and more rail and road links for the...

    12. March 18, 2015

      Welsh more Stone Age than other Britons, DNA study finds

      The genetic make-up of Britain closely reflects its ethnic composition of more than 1,000 years ago, according to a DNA...

    13. March 18, 2015

      Budget 2015: UK seeks to gain competitive edge in research

      Measures aimed at sharpening Britain’s competitive edge in research were announced by George Osborne in the Budget on...

    14. March 13, 2015

      Cambridge university warns of student intake cut if funding falls

      The University of Cambridge will consider reducing its undergraduate intake if higher education funding is cut after the...

    15. March 11, 2015

      Apprenticeships: misconceptions abound

      Apprenticeships are often viewed as opportunities for the young to start a career and sometimes as an excuse for companies...

    16. March 9, 2015

      Beetroot for better exercise and lower hypertension

      If you peruse any magazine devoted to sports such as running, cycling or weightlifting, it soon becomes clear that the...

    17. March 8, 2015

      Online learning: studying for an MBA in another continent

      Not many business degree classes will pass before students arrive at the subject of globalisation. While universities have...

    18. March 8, 2015

      Do online business education students miss out on networking?

      The FT’s MBA bloggers regularly write about the valuable contacts they make on campus. Emily Ambrose, an MBA student from...

    19. March 6, 2015

      New Young Puritans: students get serious

      At well past midnight, Reading university is fully awake. The midweek club night, known as Flirt, emits a dull thud of bass,...

    20. March 4, 2015

      Apprentices: a new name for shelf stackers?

      Erin Henderson left her Uxbridge school in 2013 to become one of 200 apprentices at Network Rail. It will cost the...

    21. March 3, 2015

      Private university planned for Hereford

      The medieval centre of Hereford will see the first brand new UK university to be set up in more than three decades under...

    22. March 2, 2015

      Teach First: both rival and finishing school for business

      When Tom Ravenscroft left Oxford university with a degree in econ­om­ics and management in 2007, he wanted to be a...

    23. March 1, 2015

      Dispute erupts over Tory plan to ban university extremist preachers

      A senior Conservative has accused Vince Cable of trying to water down proposals to ban extremist speakers from university...

    24. February 27, 2015

      Ed Miliband’s misplaced move on tuition fees

      Ed Miliband is seldom accused of being impulsive. Those favourable to Labour’s leader see his long pauses as proof that...

    25. February 27, 2015

      Labour to raid pension tax relief to pay for student fees cut

      Ed Miliband has set out his plan to cut university tuition fees by a third to £6,000 by reducing tax relief on pensions, but...

    26. February 22, 2015

      Ease foreign graduate visa restrictions, business leaders urge

      A future government must make it easier for foreign graduates to stay and work in Britain after their studies or the country...

    27. February 22, 2015

      Ministers set aside £2bn to write off student loans this year

      Ministers have set aside £2bn to cover potential write-downs in the value of existing student loans in this financial year...

    28. February 20, 2015

      Lord Mandelson warns Labour on university fees

      Lord Mandelson has warned the Labour party not to undermine UK university funding by promising an unfunded cut in tuition...

    29. February 18, 2015

      How Hollywood films inspire careers

      It was Ghostbusters and Back to the Future that helped awaken Adam Rutherford’s interest in scientific research, nudging him...

    30. February 18, 2015

      In a Blink: millennials at work

      The usual quote from Socrates, circa 390BC, comes to mind whenever the attitudes of young people come up for discussion:...

    31. February 16, 2015

      Compound sharing boosts drugs success

      In every science-based industry, the 20th-century model of research and development carried out in closed corporate labs is...

    32. February 15, 2015

      Professors stake out territory for bitcoin

      The last thing Campbell Harvey wants is to find himself playing the role of Lawrence Summers in The Social Network, who had...

    33. February 12, 2015

      Burnley gains traction after loss of tyremaker

      The roof is going back on the former Michelin plant in Burnley 13 years after the town’s biggest employer shut down. The...

    34. February 12, 2015

      If Britain goes: The effect on consumers

      If Britain leaves the EU, the effects would be particularly felt by some parts of the UK population. Britons living abroad...

    35. February 10, 2015

      Angelina Jolie opens LSE centre studying war violence against women

      Europe’s first academic centre studying violence against women in war zones has been opened in London by the actor and UN...

    36. February 6, 2015

      US measles outbreak: Spots of resistance

      At six years old, Rhett Krawitt has already survived leukaemia and three years of chemotherapy. But the cheerful blond...

    37. February 5, 2015

      Ukip election candidates less likely to be university graduates

      The UK Independence party’s general election candidates are less likely to have attended university or had a professional...

    38. February 2, 2015

      Fees row masks bigger problems about UK university funding

      A row over how much Britain should charge university students for tuition has masked a bigger problem: whether a recent...

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