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Students are increasingly turning to prostitution to fund their studies – or are they?

TweetUPDATE (Feb 29 2012): The Telegraph reports on research that suggests “one in ten students know someone who works in sex trade”. The actual research is somewhat more specific: “A tenth of trainee doctors now claim to know someone who … Continue reading

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Link: UK university applications expected to drop

TweetNew figures from the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (Ucas) are expected to show a steep decline in the number of UK students applying to study in fall 2012, the Guardian reports. 

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Data vis: the drop in university applications

TweetMore from Caroline Beavon, this time on what type of university courses have been hardest hit by the drop in applications. Her visualisation of data from The Guardian’s Datablog is reproduced below:

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Link: Tuition fee problems in waiting and other education context

TweetThere’s both historical context and future warning in a Guardian interview with Cambridge historian Simon Szreter. Among the best quotes:

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