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      Ukip given low marks by Cambridge students

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    1. 12 hours ago

      Cuts and fees transform face of Britain’s artistic community

      Members of the educational and artistic communities are warning that Britain’s creative industries are under threat from...

    2. November 19, 2014

      Online course opens to sharpen start-up minds

      A business school course that can be completed on an iPad has been created through a partnership between some of the UK’s...

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      November 19, 2014

      Happiness is ... having a boss who can do your job

      If you thought that where you worked, how much cash you made, or how well qualified you were was the main reason you were...

    4. November 16, 2014

      Teaching of law must reflect realities of a transnational world

      We live in a period of economic globalisation in which we are witnessing the convergence of humanity around fundamental...

    5. November 16, 2014

      Difficult jobs market drives applications to top law schools

      Aspiring law students have more to consider than ever before. They not only need to think about whether there will be a job...

    6. November 16, 2014

      Women in Business - Rana Almaghrabi

      Rana Almaghrabi is an LLM student at Washington Law School, where she was granted a full scholarship. She applied to the US...

    7. November 9, 2014

      Manchester to host materials research hub

      Manchester is to host an innovation hub for the discovery of new materials, along the lines of London’s Francis Crick...

    8. November 6, 2014

      Women earn less than men even when they set the pay

      That women earn less money than men is well known. But research has revealed that even when women start their own...

    9. November 3, 2014

      Million-pound donations rise by a half

      The number of benefactors making gifts of more than £1m in the UK rose significantly last year, with the country’s...

    10. October 31, 2014

      The Diary: Martin Wolf

      I dedicated my latest book (The Shifts and the Shocks: What We’ve Learned – and Have Still to Learn – from the Financial...

    11. October 30, 2014

      English men paid more if parents have degrees, study finds

      English men whose parents are university educated are likely to earn 20 per cent more than those whose mothers and fathers...

    12. October 30, 2014

      Bristol to become smart city laboratory

      The underground ducts that brought cable television to Bristol in the 1970s are being upgraded as part of an ambitious...

    13. October 30, 2014

      Postgraduate loan system would be ‘eminently affordable’

      A national postgraduate loan system would be “eminently affordable”, according to research from the Institute of Public...

    14. October 27, 2014

      Egypt steps up crackdown on militants

      Vital public facilities in Egypt, such as roads, bridges and power stations, will be put under military authority amid an...

    15. October 26, 2014

      Women fail to make the grade in senior academic roles

      Look closely at a graduation ceremony. You will notice that sitting at the front of the stage are university leaders, deans,...

    16. October 22, 2014

      DeepMind unveils broad alliance with University of Oxford

      DeepMind, the UK artificial intelligence group purchased by Google for £400m earlier this year, has revealed plans to create...

    17. October 21, 2014

      Supercity of north to rival London wins more backing

      The man who coined the term “Brics” has called for the creation of a northern supercity he tagged “ManSheffLeedsPool” as a...

    18. October 21, 2014

      UK life sciences seek angel investors

      City professionals will be urged to pour some of their personal wealth into medical research and technology this week as...

    19. October 21, 2014

      Companies question reliance on graduates

      Barclays used to be a company where you could start at the bottom without a degree and work your way up to the top. But the...

    20. October 19, 2014

      Trium tops FT Executive MBA programme rankings 2014

      For the first time in six years, a new challenger has topped the FT’s ranking of executive MBA programmes. The 2014 ranking...

    21. October 16, 2014

      FT MBA Challenge winner announced

      A business plan that proposes how World Child Cancer (WCC) can improve access to affordable, reliable treatment drugs in...

    22. October 12, 2014

      Saudi Arabia offers cultural challenge

      A Post-it note discreetly passed by a student to lecturer Julie Hodges as she spoke to a group of Saudi women gave her food...

    23. October 12, 2014

      UK students turn to crowdfunding to help pay fees

      Hundreds of students in the UK will use online campaigns this year to help pay for their postgraduate degrees as financial...

    24. October 10, 2014

      Evo Morales heads for third term in Bolivia

      On the shores of Lake Titicaca, the university chancellor stands before Bolivia’s two official flags – the national...

    25. October 10, 2014

      Vince Cable unveils scholarships for students from India

      Indian students will be offered scholarships to attend British universities, under efforts by Vince Cable to counter “ugly...

    26. beyondbrics

      October 9, 2014

      Five reasons why Putin's objectives in Ukraine have backfired and failed

      By Taras Kuzio of the University of Alberta Vladimir Putin’s strategy of creating a “New Russia” from eight Russian-speaking...

    27. October 8, 2014

      Pension reforms will hit staff at elite universities, says union

      The union representing 40,000 academics from elite UK universities says proposed changes will leave members with poorer...

    28. October 8, 2014

      Glasgow university sells £18m shares in fossil fuel companies

      The University of Glasgow is to sell about £18m of holdings in fossil fuel industries, the latest sign of how a US-led...

    29. October 7, 2014

      Keep UK borders open to future Nobel laureates

      Few countries pack quite the academic punch of Britain. Only the US, with five times the population, enjoys greater...

    30. October 7, 2014

      Twitter chat: Is university worth it?

      FT columnist and special reports editor Mike Skapinker asked a Twitter audience whether – in an age of massively open online...

    31. October 7, 2014

      Oxford vice-chancellor hits out at UK immigration rules

      Oxford university’s vice-chancellor, Andrew Hamilton, has attacked British immigration policy, saying politicians’ efforts...

    32. October 7, 2014

      More to tech scene than London as cities transform into digital hubs

      Which city is home to the UK’s only FTSE 100 software company? Which makes the computer chips that control the engines of...

    33. October 7, 2014

      How universities are using bold campus architecture to market themselves

      Universities have always used architecture as marketing. From the massive brick towers and shady arcades of Bologna to the...

    34. October 3, 2014

      Funding boost for UK bioscience studies

      Postgraduate students of bioscience in the UK are to receive a £125m funding boost. The money will help support research in...

    35. October 1, 2014

      Getting the measure of university

      Delivering a great student experience is one of the higher education hot topics. Just like businesses, universities are...

    36. September 29, 2014

      University staff to be balloted on industrial action

      Staff at 67 universities are to be balloted by their trade union over industrial action in response to proposals to shift...

    37. September 18, 2014

      Thirty years on, little has changed even for Cambridge alumnae Barbara Stocking

      On entering Cambridge university’s Murray Edwards College you come face to face with a life-size wooden Trojan Horse. This...

    38. September 18, 2014

      Universities to face ‘severe strain’

      UK higher education will come under “severe strain” after the next general election because of spending cuts and the costs...

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