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University in Scotland lets TV viewers in Ghana vote on a scholarship

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University in Scotland uses reality television to admit and provide a scholarship to a student from Ghana.

 

Noted academics launch defense of British academe

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Academic luminaries take a stand against idea that all research should have a direct economic payoff.

Report raises questions about quality of British Ph.D.s

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Report worries about narrowness of expertise of doctoral students.

U. of Cambridge turns to bonds, and some worry about the risk

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U. of Cambridge turns to bonds, an unusual approach in Britain, but some fear risks associated with the strategy.

Survey ranks satisfaction of European academics

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British academics -- senior and junior alike -- are the least satisfied in Europe. Swiss are the most content senior scholars, while Croatians are the most content junior professors, survey finds.

British universities urged to get more ambitious on fund-raising

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Institutions urged to invest more in development and to create strategies to get more alumni to donate.

British universities turn to marketing

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With more of an emphasis on tuition revenue, institutions focus on ways to attract students.

Study finds professoriate in England is aging

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As professors put off retirement, academics under 30 are having a tougher time starting their careers, study finds.

Gift starts effort at Oxford to adopt Ivy-style aid program

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Record-setting gift allows U. of Oxford to pursue goal of providing grants to all students below certain income levels.

British government moves to public-private competition in higher education

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Private institutions will compete for student slots with public universities under a new government policy.

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