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English universities increase their recruiting of European Union students

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English universities are making a big push -- controversial to some -- for students from European Union countries.

An American Shakespeare scholar, with new Ph.D. from British university, ends up detained over visa expiration

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Why is Britain trying to deport an American who just earned his Ph.D. at U of Birmingham?

Why scholars in Britain hired a comedian to help the public engage with their research

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For public engagement with scholars, of course. And researchers have employed a comedian to help them reach out to a wider public.

New data show countries gaining and losing in European research competition

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Scientists based in Britain win more grants than those of other countries. But Belgium, Germany, Israel and Switzerland have some boasting rights as well.

The grant targets for faculty members at British universities

Suicide of a researcher leads to more discussion of financial expectations on professors at British universities.

British universities prepare for American-style grade point averages

As American-style grade point averages cross the pond, the question remains whether a 4.0 can ever equal a "first."

Report says British universities have been too quick to limit free speech

Report finds plenty of restrictions in British higher education.

Article on the lessons of a botched rebranding effort by King's College London

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Lessons for British universities (and others) from a controversial and now abandoned effort to rebrand King's College London.

Scottish universities start to embrace three-year undergraduate degrees

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Scottish universities start to move toward three-year undergraduate degrees.

Report calls on British academics to be honest with Ph.D. students about career prospects

British professors urged to tell their graduate students that they can't assume a Ph.D. will translate into a "job for life."

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