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Campaigners set out proposals for a better deal for low-income taxpayers
Academy of Medical Sciences

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Denham announces uni-school partnership push
Universities to partner schools in participation drive

The government today encouraged more universities to work with schools in a bid to widen participation in higher education. A number of universities have already sponsored academies or agreed to partner new trust schools but universities secretary John Denham today launched a new drive to increase participation. Speaking at University College London, Mr Denham said… Read more »

Student debts at record levels
Govt defends student support amid rising debts

The government has again been forced to deny top-up fees are adversely affecting students. A clutch of surveys show student debt is rising since the introduction of top-up fees. Student campaigners warn this could deter young people from applying to university or increase drop-out rates. The Push Student Debt Survey found undergraduates starting last year… Read more »