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27% rise in girls opting for sciences in schools

The number of girls opting to study sciences in schools has risen by 27%, according to this year’s BTEC results. Read more: The Independent


David Cameron pledges £1bn to fund 3m apprenticeships

If the Conservatives win the next election, David Cameron will use £1bn in welfare spending cuts to create 3m new apprenticeships. Read more: The Guardian


David Willetts: “Tory policies on higher education are hugely progressive”

The Conservative government is responsible for better higher education funding, and affordable student loans, says David Willetts, former minister for universities and science. Read more: The Guardian


Summer A-level results ‘may be wrong’

Universities have been warned against treating A-level results as ‘finalised’ until the end of October, due to possible marking errors. Read more: The Telegraph


Scottish Graduate Fair marks 25th anniversary

Scotland’s largest graduate careers event will this month be celebrating its 25th year of running, after being established in 1989. This year’s event will feature exhibitions by 109 private and public sector employers, including Astr...