Black? Asian? Your Chances Of A First Are Lower Than Your White Peers

The Huffington Post UK | Indigo Ellis | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Black and Asian students are less likely to achieve a 2:1 or 1st than their white peers, even though they have the same A-level grades, a recent study...

Universities' Financial Future Looks Bleak After FailureTo Recruit Students

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Universities could be left cash-strapped and struggling to make ends meet after the rise in tuition fees meant many failed to recruit enough students....

University Head Shouldn't Stand By as Universities are Treated Like a Political Football

Liam Burns | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Liam Burns

This week is Universities Week, a chance for everyone involved in the higher education sector to shout from the rooftops about all the brilliant work that our universities do. Considering the controversy and arguments that surround the issue of education and its future at the moment it's good that we take the time to collectively appreciate what it is we're fighting for.

Increase In Poorer Students Dropping Out Of University

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 30.07.2012 | UK Universities & Education

The number of students dropping out after their first year at university has increased, particularly among those from disadvantaged areas, figures rev...

Talented Students To Miss Out As Universities Cut Places

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Talented students will be denied places at "highly regarded" universities due to the government's education reforms, a university group has warned. ...

'Emerging Crisis' Of Neglected Postgraduates

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Postgraduate education is facing an "emerging crisis" after being neglected by politicians for years, a report found on Thursday. It calls on the g...

London Met University Fined £6m For Over-Recruiting Students

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 17.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education

London Metropolitan University has been fined £5.9m by for over-recruiting more than 1,500 students than it was allowed to. The university has bee...