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Stephen Gordon: Canada doesn’t have a Harvard, and that’s a good thing

Stephen Gordon on the weakness of the US elite college system in terms of social mobility:

It’s hard to tell which theory is correct: human capital models and signalling models both make the same basic prediction about the salaries of university graduates.

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Tips for choosing your firm and insurance undergraduate choices on UCAS

So, you’ve received an offer to study at university in the UK. Congratulations! Problem is, you are receiving more and more, and now it’s pretty difficult to decide where to go. 656 more words

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THE FACILITATING SUBJECTS AT A LEVEL --VITAL IF YOU HAVE ASPIRATIONS TO STUDY AT LEADING UNIVERSITIES

WHAT ARE FACILITATING SUBJECTS?

Choosing your A-level (or equivalent) subjects carefully is vitally important – especially if you have aspirations to study at a leading university. 337 more words

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IF THE GOVERNMENT WANTS MORE TWO YEAR DEGREE COURSES IT NEEDS TO INCENTIVISE PROVIDERS


Missing from  all the debates over the Higher Education and Research Bill  is the issue of Two Year Degree courses. . The government is keen to encourage the development of two year degree programmes , to respond to demand and to offer more flexibility, innovation  and choice to students. 353 more words

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More than one-third of students, workers at universities have been victims of sexual violence: study

More than one-third of people who study or work at Quebec universities, or 36.9 per cent, have been the victim of at least one form of sexual violence committed by another person affiliated with the university, a new study made public on Monday has found. 339 more words

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The 21 global universities that produce the most employable graduates

(Source: www.businessinsider.sg)

Times Higher Education has published its annual “Global University Employability Survey,” a ranking of universities which turn out graduates with the best job prospects. 800 more words

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