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The Liberal Democrats and their University student fee policy

Over at Grumpy Bob’s Posterous – Is this evidence of Liberal Democrat moral bankruptcy? Yes, I think it could be construed as such.

Harman v Clegg on Student Fees

While 50,000 students protest the proposed fees increase, this exchange in Parliament:

The end of UK Higher Education?

The BBC reports 79% cut in University teaching funding (Will this mark the death of UK Universities? – Grumpy Bob’s Posterous). 

Promises, promises…or maybe pledges.

Darwin 200 at the Open University

The Open University is hosting a web page devoted to the upcoming Darwin 200 anniversary.  Usefully, it’s also the 150th anniversary of the publication of the Origin of Species (free e-book, web book), possibly the most influential work in science… Continue reading →

UK Higher Education: withdrawal of funding (ELQs)

Withdrawal of funding for equivalent or lower qualifications (ELQs) – In yet another bizarre and capricious decision, the Government have instructed HEFCE to remove financial support for students studying for a degree of Equivalent or Lower Qualification than one already… Continue reading →

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