Crisis looms as top universities reject extra students

UK“Oxford, Cambridge, University College London, Imperial College, Bristol and Exeter are among a group of leading institutions which will refuse to expand their undergraduate numbers despite an increase of 52,000 applicants for places in higher education. Gordon Brown, the Prime Minister, announced last week that universities would be allowed to take on the extra students this year in science and engineering in a bid to relieve some of the pressure …” (more)

[Julie Henry, Daily Telegraph, 25 July]

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