Much to toast in the research record of our universities

It’s a big day for thousands of Scotland’s academics. It’s also a big day for Scotland. For the first time since 2008, all the best academic research in the UK has been independently evaluated. Scotland has performed outstandingly well with over three-quarters of all research submitted judged as being world-leading or internationally excellent. This is…

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Alastair Sim: UCAS admissions data commentary

“When it comes to admissions, student behaviour has been impossible to predict this year given the vast scale of changes to student fees and finance across the UK and greater-than-ever divergence between the nations when it comes to fees. “UCAS’s comprehensive end-of-year analysis, which runs to over 60 pages, aims to shed some light on…

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