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Universities given permission to increase tuition fees every year

Almost all universities in England have been granted permission to increase tuition fees year-on-year, following new legislation being pushed through Parliament before the general election. Ministers claim the new legislation comes as part of efforts to improve teaching in higher education, offering greater value for money for new...
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To remain a gateway to work universities must change

A tipping point is being reached in post-secondary education, particularly for traditional colleges and universities. This tipping point is taking place over an extended period of time and has been precipitated by the perceived need of gaining qualifications to gain employment, backed up by historic data of graduate...
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Universities should pay living wage, minister says

  Universities should pay the living wage as part of a “civic mission”, Education Secretary Kirsty Williams has said. Cardiff University is the only one of Wales’ eight universities with the status of a living wage employer. Accredited firms and organisations pay a higher minimum wage than the...
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