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UWE Bristol in top twelve Universities for widening access to Higher Education

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UWE Bristol is in the main twelve Universities for augmenting get to and enhancing accomplishment among understudies from low wage and other under-spoke to gatherings, as indicated by a report distributed today by HEFCE and OFFA. The figures likewise demonstrate that UWE is seventh as far as the sum put resources into guaranteeing understudies succeed on their courses after they ... Read More »

University launches first multidisciplinary master’s degree

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Nottingham Trent University has launched a master’s degree which allows postgraduates to study different academic disciplines as part of the same course. The Multidisciplinary Master’s is set to launch in September and is the first of its kind for the university. Previously, postgraduate students have studied multiple subjects from the same academic area. But now they will be able to ... Read More »

Indian students shun English universities: report

Indian students

The number of Indian students taking up places at universities in England has registered a significant drop, highlighting the adverse impact of the British government’s tightening student visa regime. The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) found in its latest report titled ‘Global Demand for English Higher Education’ that there was a notable decline in the number of entrants ... Read More »

Vice-chancellor and CEO appointed at Coventry University

Coventry University

Coventry University has appointed its acting vice-chancellor John Latham to the permanent position of vice-chancellor and chief executive officer.  Mr Latham, who was the University’s deputy vice-chancellor for business development prior to stepping into the interim role in December last year, has taken over the position following the departure of Professor Madeleine Atkins who joined the Higher Education Funding Council ... Read More »

Student dropouts cause massive financial losses to universities

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BQu Student Attendance Management System can Reduce these Dropouts greatly. Cuts in government funding sees Universities struggle to cover costs of dropouts. Over 100 UK universities have student populations ranging from 10,000 to 40,000. The current average dropout rate of 7.4% means the average cost of lost tuition fees alone is between £6.7m and £26.6m per university. York St John ... Read More »

University fees boss says cost rose too quickly

University of Leeds

The new vice chancellor of the University of Leeds has claimed the Government raised tuition fees too far but he does not expect another increase in the next Parliament. Before taking over at Leeds University Sir Alan Langlands was the chief executive of the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) – the body tasked with making the new funding ... Read More »

UK: Demand stays solid for city’s universities

The number of students applying to start university courses in England in September is down by 9 per cent compared with last year. Lucy Ross-Millar investigates what the implications are for the two universities in Cambridge.  The Government has defended its decision to treble university tuition fees – despite the fact that fewer youngsters are applying to university. The new ... Read More »

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