Value of university
Many students said their education was not value for money, but very few said they would NOT to go to university at all if they had the chance.
Is it too easy to get a first class degree?
One in four students at top universities now receive top honours.
A degree of deceit
Wholesale copying, buying essays and using spy devices in exams; universities are struggling to beat the cheats
Oxford and Cambridge need to tackle race issues head-on
The best universities can't ignore unfairness in their admissions
I worked hard to get into Cambridge. But I needed benefits too
The government's plans to cut welfare for the under-25s will force young people to choose between an education and a place to live. Poppy Noor speaks from personal experience
School fees buy more than good grades
Private schools give children confidence and a sense of being entitled
Background plays a large part in deciding about higher education
The recession has increased the strain of university costs and parents are finding it harder to support their child financially
How will a degree help a frightened patient?
'I see no evidence that graduates make better nurses. My fear is that too much theory risks making them too posh to wash' says Professor Raymond Tallis
Daughter inspires ambulance driver to go to university
When he saw his daughter complete a university course while working full-time, this emergency worker realised he too could have a chance to gain a degree
10 things about work, life and money every child should know
Most youngsters leave education knowing little about the grown-up worlds of work and money. Here are the key tips Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis would give to his younger self
Opinions about the advantages of private schools
World Class Education
Our universities are among the best in the world and are one of the most attractive things about the country.
Students & money
Students have deep concerns about their finances and still have to rely on support from their parents - especially in emergencies.