Britain

U of Cambridge plans one of world's most expensive degrees

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U of Cambridge introduces business program that is one of the most expensive degrees in the world.

British university graduates from wealthier families earn more, postgraduation, than others in same programs and institutions

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Study finds those who entered British universities wealthier than others earn more after graduation -- even from the same programs at the same institutions.

Study finds researchers in Britain and Australia skip the truth to get research grants

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Seeking to win funds, researchers in Australia and Britain regularly exaggerate and lie about impact of their projects, study finds.

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.

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