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17.09.14

New GCSE grading system to reduce top marks

Just 3% of GCSE students will receive the highest mark after the new GCSE numerical grading system is introduced in 2017, Ofqual has said. Read more: BBC News

17.09.14

Graduate jobs market is recovering, but there is still a way to go

The graduate jobs market is in a state of recovery, but in many areas, there is still more recovery to be done, writes HECSU’s Charlie Ball. Read more: The Guardian

17.09.14

Money is “key to being a top university”

Wealth is essential to become ranked as a top global university, analysis of the latest QS rankings by Times Higher Education has suggested. Read more: BBC News

17.09.14

World University Rankings - UK dominates the top 6

The UK is home to some of the best universities in the world, with four institutions ranked in the top six, according to the QS World University Rankings, which were released this week. The University of Cambridge shares second place with I...

17.09.14

Marks and Spencer launches online business course

Marks and Spencer has teamed up with Leeds University to launch a free online course on business innovation. Read more: BBC News