Students who have unconditional offers more likely to quit

Study finds dropout rate higher among students given easier entry to universityStudents who go to university after receiving an unconditional offer before their A-level results are more likely to drop out in their first year, research shows.Analysis by…

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Temporary work at £9 an hour. No wonder lecturers are balloting to strike

Feelings are running high, union warns, with more than half of UK academics on short-term contractsWhen Thomas Swann completed his PhD in 2015, he spent three weeks applying for 40 different jobs in academia. He was lucky to secure a dream position at …

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