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Value for money in Higher Education

This week I read a typical British press headline: “Students Complain of ‘Poor Value for Money’: Almost one in three students at UK universities say their courses are not good value.” As so often in the media the glass is … Continue reading

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Degree of success and the importance of Computer Science

As the cost of a university education rises, students want to know whether investing in a degree is worthwhile.  The answer is nearly always yes.  Irrespective of financial gains, a three or four year undergraduate course stimulates the mind, develops high … Continue reading

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Oxbridge justice?

Oxbridge admissions tutors are much maligned.  On one hand they are frequently criticised by left wing politicians for being too conservative in their admissions decisions.  Such commentators see Oxford and Cambridge as guardians of an elitist status quo with an … Continue reading

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