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Cut-and-paste generation takes on suspect websites

Cut-and-paste generation takes on suspect websites | What's next? Exploring Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Applying to College in 2012? Begin Your Search Online

Applying to College in 2012? Begin Your Search Online | What's next? Exploring Higher Education | Scoop.it
High school juniors, take note: This is the year you start the dreaded college application process. Here's a round-up of helpful links designed to make the process less daunting. (Applying to College in 2012?
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Fifth of foreign students believe UK visa system discourages applications - Education News - News - WalesOnline

Fifth of foreign students believe UK visa system discourages applications - Education News - News - WalesOnline | What's next? Exploring Higher Education | Scoop.it
MANY foreign students believe changes to the UK visa system mean they are no longer welcome here, a survey has suggested.
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Middle-class students to undergo background checks as universities seek to cut their numbers

Middle-class students to undergo background checks as universities seek to cut their numbers | What's next? Exploring Higher Education | Scoop.it
Universities have been warned they must increase their efforts to create a more diverse student population. Targets will be set for the number of disadvantaged students being admitted to degree courses.
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Higher education policy: what should we expect in 2012?

Higher education policy: what should we expect in 2012? | What's next? Exploring Higher Education | Scoop.it
David Eastwood reflects on a very political year in higher education, and suggests which direction policy might take in 2012...
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Social science shunned as fees change student culture

Social science shunned as fees change student culture | What's next? Exploring Higher Education | Scoop.it
The number of candidates opting to study social sciences at university has slumped dramatically, early indications for next year show.
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home | Choose Humanities

Choose Humanities is designed to help prospective humanities undergraduates compare degree courses and make a more informed decision about their choice of degree.
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Student visa fee down, most other charges up

Student visa fee down, most other charges up | What's next? Exploring Higher Education | Scoop.it
STUDENT visa fees will be discounted by 5 per cent next year but other immigration fees affecting international education will rise.
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Behind the Scenes: Applying to Drama School - A Younger Theatre (blog)

Behind the Scenes: Applying to Drama School - A Younger Theatre (blog) | What's next? Exploring Higher Education | Scoop.it
A Younger Theatre (blog)Behind the Scenes: Applying to Drama SchoolA Younger Theatre (blog)The National Council of Drama Training states that “between only 2% and 10% of all the students who apply for a place at drama school actually succeed in...
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UCAS Connect Allows Students to Blog About Their Higher Education Journey - Young Academic

UCAS Connect Allows Students to Blog About Their Higher Education Journey - Young Academic | What's next? Exploring Higher Education | Scoop.it
UCAS Connect Allows Students to Blog About Their Higher Education JourneyYoung AcademicAs part of the Young Academic to all things UCAS, we can reveal that blogs detailing the ups and downs of applying to university, written by six teenagers from...
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HE Planning Blog: UCAS data

A couple of days ago UCAS released their year-to-date data for 2012 entry. Mark Leach has already pointed out that the year-on-year falls reported by certain media mainly tell us how strong applications were last year.
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UK students switch to US universities - BBC News

UK students switch to US universities - BBC News | What's next? Exploring Higher Education | Scoop.it
BBC NewsUK students switch to US universitiesBBC NewsIt's not just the big beasts of US higher education which are finding themselves increasingly popular with UK students.
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Times Higher Education - Offa releases details of revised access ...

In addition, Offa has approved new access agreements for 10 further education colleges that are now planning to charge more than £6000 for some directly-funded higher education places. The universities and colleges must ...
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Times Higher Education - Super-selection creates a monoculture that does not benefit society

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Times Higher Education - Cambridge strikes deal to cream off top Chinese engineering students

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Tuition fees 2012: what are the universities charging?

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Universities are announcing their tuition fees for students in 2012. How much are universities planning to charge?
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How to write a good UCAS Personal Statement

How to write a good UCAS Personal Statement | What's next? Exploring Higher Education | Scoop.it
CIFE site A step-by-step guide to writing a good UCAS Personal Statement: what to include, what to emphasise, how to express yourself well etc...
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UK: Universities to deter slackers, by degrees

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A GROUP of leading UK universities is planning to scrap the 200-year-old system of classifying degrees in favour of American-style point scores.
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UCAS admits private schools have edge with university applications ...

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UCAS admits private schools have edge with university applications ... Their discoveries have prompted proposals to reform the process which handles hundreds of thousands of higher education applications.
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University applications from UK-born students fall 15% - The Guardian

University applications from UK-born students fall 15% - The Guardian | What's next? Exploring Higher Education | Scoop.it
The GuardianUniversity applications from UK-born students fall 15%The GuardianThe number of UK-born students who have applied to start university next year has fallen by 15%, according to official figures from the university admissions service.
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I recently took part in a Q&A session for 'Guardian Careers' on CVs and applicat...

I recently took part in a Q&A session for 'Guardian Careers' on CVs and applicat... | What's next? Exploring Higher Education | Scoop.it
I recently took part in a Q&A session for 'Guardian Careers' on CVs and application forms.
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Exam Reforms 'Could Force Students To Sit Three A-levels In A Day' - Huffington Post UK

Exam Reforms 'Could Force Students To Sit Three A-levels In A Day' - Huffington Post UK | What's next? Exploring Higher Education | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukExam Reforms 'Could Force Students To Sit Three A-levels In A Day'Huffington Post UKChief executive of Cambridge Assessment Simon Lebus said key changes to the the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (Ucas), would put a huge...
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