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Academy of Medical Sciences

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Tuition fees were a major change to the higher education sector
Student makeup stagnates with tuition fees

The unchanging social makeup of university students following the introduction of tuition fees is cause for concern, not celebration, a union has warned. A report published today by Universities UK reveals there has been “no significant change” in the social class, age or ethnicity of applicants from 2004/05 to 2007/08. It concludes: “There is nothing… Read more »

International students to be fingerprinted
International students to be fingerprinted

Foreign students coming to the UK will be forced to provide the government with their fingerprints and prove they are sponsored by a recognised education institution, under new government guidelines announced today. “All those who come to Britain must play by the rules,” said border and immigration minister Liam Byrne. “It is right that foreign… Read more »