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Editorial: Russell Group Student Newspapers for No-Detriment Policy

Editorial: Russell Group Student Newspapers for No-Detriment Policy

As the editors of Russell Group student newspapers, we are writing collectively to request a reversal of the Russell Group’s statement published on 7 January 2020, ‘on ensuring fair assessment and protecting the integrity of degrees’
The true cost of tuition fees

The true cost of tuition fees

Lucca Di Virgilio discusses the problems with profiteering from university education
Cheating rises in UK universities following growth of essay mills

Cheating rises in UK universities following growth of essay mills

The figures suggest a growth in the number of students paying others to write their essays
Firsts and 2:1s rise a threat to HE, says Quality Assurance Agency

Firsts and 2:1s rise a threat to HE, says Quality Assurance Agency

The University of Manchester awarded over half of its students a 2:1 in the 2016-17 academic year
Young people and ethnic minorities positive about UK Universities

Young people and ethnic minorities positive about UK Universities

Universities UK found that 70% of people agree that the UK has some of the best universities in the world
Japan overtakes UK as second-most represented nation in world university rankings

Japan overtakes UK as second-most represented nation in world university rankings

Japan claims second-best for universities for the first time ever as the UK reputation diminishes in the face of a growing Asia.

University of Manchester ranks 54th in the world

The University of Manchester continues to climb up the Times Higher Education’s global university ranking

‘Zero’ Black academics employed in top roles at British universities

Recent statistics show that there are no black managers, directors, or senior officials at any UK universities

Outcry over new government Higher Education regulations

UK Higher Education institutions are criticising the government’s newly proposed regulatory legislation

Fear rising for UK Universities post-Brexit

UK universities plummet in global rankings post-Brexit while concerns are raised for community cohesion

Brexit begins to take its toll on British research

The uncertainty surrounding Britain’s status within the EU has led to research at British universities reportedly taking a hit only a fortnight after the referendum

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