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What can be done about the increasing cost burden of university education on families?

Recent BBC media reports have highlighted the increasing concern families are experiencing over the rent and living costs attached to student university education. Government grants and loans for these costs cover barely a third of the estimated £12,000 students require … Continue reading

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Universities under fire – again!

Following our recent education posts on this blog, it is perhaps not surprising to find that universities are continuing to come under fire in the media for the strategies they are currently adopting. This time, they have been criticised in … Continue reading

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Can you believe the education sector is still failing to fully embrace teaching digital skills?

It is doubtful that anyone would argue with the comment that as a society we are well and truly living in a digital age. Advances in digital technology impact on virtually every aspect of our lives, including health, leisure, travel … Continue reading

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Labour considering reducing tuition fees to £6,000 if they win the election – wisdom or folly?

According to a report in the Times, (29 January 2015) Robert Preston of the BBC has indicated that Labour is considering announcing a policy that will see current tuition fees cut by a third to £6,000. Not surprisingly, simply the … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Academic Services

A guest post by A.W. Berry  Going through an educational program often challenges individuals to manage their time while performing an array of mental processing tasks. Additional life demands and work status often steepen or heighten the hurdles to overcome. … Continue reading

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Graduation challenges in UK university education

Over the past few years, there has been an increasing debate over two key issues that are  raising questions about the quality of diploma and university education in the UK. The first are of debate has been focused on the … Continue reading

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