University






Fake university degree websites shut down

More than 40 fraudulent websites have been shut down in a major crackdown on the sale of fake degrees. The sites closed included those selling authentic-looking certificates using the names of real British universities. Others…


University lowers entry grades for disadvantaged

A leading university is to increase its intake of disadvantaged students by offering places with reduced grades. The University of Bristol is to accept lower exam grades from disadvantaged local pupils and applicants from schools…



Canadian authors in university firing row

Canada’s literary community is tearing itself apart over unspecified but “serious accusations” against one of its own. The seeds of the literary row were planted a year ago, when the University of British Columbia (UBC)…