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OFS Warns Universities Over Sales Tactics

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The Office for Students' annual report has warned universities against sales tactics such as financial inducements or "unconditional" exam-grade offers to recruit new students.

University of Birmingham Receives Permission for Its Revised Scheme

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Residents have lost their battle to stop the University of Birmingham from building nearly 500 new student bedrooms and a multi-storey car park.

Reading Cuts Ties with Fossil Fuels

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Following pressure from students, the University of Reading has cut its investment in fossil fuels by more than half in the last 12 months.

Plymouth Takes the Lead on Climate Change

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The University of Plymouth's Vice-Chancellor, Professor Judith Petts, has been named as one of four sector leaders heading up the new Climate Commission for UK Higher and Further Education Leaders.

Salford Academics Join Esports Board

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The University of Salford has cemented its position as experts in Esports following the appointment of two academics on the British Esports Advisory Board.

UCLan Launches Leadership Programme

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The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has launched a new leadership programme to support the country's SMEs.

Prince Andrew Steps Down from Chancellor Role

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Prince Andrew has stepped down from his role as the chancellor of the University of Huddersfield.

Bournemouth Students More Likely to Attend Top Universities

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New figures suggest that school and college leavers in Bournemouth are more likely to study at one of the UK's top third universities.

University Workers to Strike Over Pay and Pensions

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Members of the University and College Union (UCU) are to strike for eight days in disputes over pay and pensions.

Santander and Bath Sign Their Fifth Partnership

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Santander Universities UK and the University of Bath have entered another three-year partnership, representing the fifth such arrangement between the two institutions.


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