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Wealth gap in university places

Wealth gap in university places

Young people in some of the wealthiest areas of England are 18 times more likely to go to university than those in the poorest, suggests new analysis. The charity Teach First compared official child poverty figures with university participation rates. In parts of Derbyshire, only one in 20 young people progressed to university in 2015, […]

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Amazon’s Whole Foods deal under scrutiny

Amazon’s Whole Foods deal under scrutiny

US regulators will take more time to review Amazon’s $13.7bn (£10.5bn) acquisition of Whole Foods after some groups have raised anti-trust concerns. Democrats have asked authorities to consider how the deal might affect consumer choice, particularly in places with fewer food shopping options. Whole Foods said in June it expected the deal to close in […]

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Should there be comprehensive universities?

Should there be comprehensive universities?

The long-running battle over grammar schools – put back into the deep freeze after the general election result – saw deep-rooted divisions over the impact of dividing pupils by academic ability. Opponents argued that academic selection really became social selection – and that what appeared to be selection by ability became a filter shaped by […]

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University first-class degrees soaring

University first-class degrees soaring

The proportion of top degree grades being awarded by UK universities has soared – with some universities giving first-class degrees to more than a third of their students. The University of Surrey awarded a first-class degree to 41% of students last year, more than doubling the proportion five years ago. And firsts awarded at the […]

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