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(Declared) Provisional Merit List for UG Courses – Education Article

Cluster University Result 2020 (Srinagar) has released B.Ed (Semester-I Batch 2019), and B.Tech (Sem-I, II, and III) Regular and Backlog. The University has uploaded the provisional list of candidates selected for admission in various courses. Candidates can check the result below. The Cluster University of Jammu is set up under the provision of Srinagar and Jammu Cluster University. The University declares the Semester Result and CLUJET Result 2020 on its official website. The Cluster University of Jammu releases the result in…

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Universities face £460m loss from expected drop in east Asian students | International students

UK universities have been told to expect a sharp fall in the number of new international students coming next year, including a loss of up to £460m in income from students from east Asia. A new survey of international students by the British Council has found that nearly 14,000 fewer students from eight countries – including China, Singapore and Malaysia – are likely to come to the UK in 2020/21 in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The decline of…

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Plan to cap numbers at UK universities to go ahead | Education

The UK government is going ahead with controversial plans to limit the number of students from England who can enrol at universities in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, rejecting opposition from the devolved administrations. Education ministers from Scotland and Wales angrily denounced the move, which they said was designed to stop damaging competition for students among English universities but could instead destabilise their own institutions. Michelle Donelan, the higher education minister for England, held meetings throughout the day with her…

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Michael Bloomberg donates £1m to fund online UK summer schools | Education

Michael Bloomberg, the US billionaire, is to donate more than £1m to fund a replacement for residential university summer schools for British disadvantaged pupils, the Sutton Trust has announced. Bloomberg, a former mayor of New York and presidential candidate, said the new online platform to be called Sutton Trust is intended to help the sixth-formers who would have been eligible for a place on the trust’s face-to-face programmes cancelled because of coronavirus. “The coronavirus crisis has presented a whole new…

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Scottish and Welsh universities criticise UK cap on student numbers | Education

University leaders have reacted angrily to the UK government’s plan to control the number of students from England who can study in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, saying that it was punishing them for problems caused by the coronavirus outbreak in England. The Department for Education in England is expected to confirm a cap on the number of undergraduates each university can recruit this autumn – limiting institutions to an increase of no more than 6.5% in the number of…

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England to limit students going to Wales, Scotland and N Ireland | Education

The government in Westminster will limit the number of students from England who can go to university in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland next year, leading to accusations that it is “trampling on devolution”. As part of its plans to cap the number of undergraduates that universities in England can teach in 2020-21, the Department for Education (DfE) is also to announce on Monday that it will extend the cap to include English students applying to higher education outside England.…

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Thousands of A-level students could lose their unconditional university offers | Education

Thousands of A-level students could have their unconditional university offers withdrawn this summer, as ministers and the higher education regulator try to crack down on panic offers made during the pandemic. Sources at Westminster say the universities minister, Michelle Donelan, is determined to constrain universities, after private government data showed that 30,000 offers that had been dependent on A-level grades were suddenly switched to “unconditional” when the pandemic struck in March. The competition to recruit UK students will be more…

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Nani Bhattacharya Smarak Mahavidyalaya (Jaigaon College) B.A Merit List – Education Article

Jaigaon College Merit List 2020 will release in the 2nd week of June 2020. Hence, the candidates who have filled the Jaigaon College Admission Form can only download the merit list. So, the merit list will be available @ nbsmjaigaon.ac.in. Therefore, candidates can view their names in the merit list by following a simple process given in the article. Also, the Nani Bhattacharya Smarak Mahavidyalaya merit list will contain the names of the qualifying candidates. Subscribe For Latest Updates Subscribed Successfully.…

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Ministers split over bailout package for universities | Education

Ministers are split over a bailout package for universities, as vice-chancellors warn of bankruptcies in the Midlands and north of England and new figures reinforce fears that international students will avoid the UK during the coronavirus outbreak. Discussions over extra support are said to have run into an impasse between the Treasury, led by the chancellor Rishi Sunak, and the Department for Education. The education secretary, Gavin Williamson, is arguing for a stabilisation package that would offset the enormous losses…

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www.wbbpe.org merit list result (released) – Education Article

WBBPE D.El.Ed Merit List 2020: WBBPE D.El.Ed Merit List 2020 Result is now available on www.wbbpe.org. Candidates who have submitted the Application form will be eligible to appear for the exam which will be conducted by West Bengal Board of Primary Education(WBBPE) in West Bengal, India. The WBBPE is supposed to exercise jurisdictional authority on the District Primary Schools Council. The aim is to as much to decentralize as to democratize the Primary Education System. Candidates have to go through…

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UK universities face pressure to reform admissions process | Education

British universities are taking a hard look at changes to their admissions procedures for undergraduates, after evidence that significant numbers of disadvantaged and ethnic minority students are dissatisfied with the current system.A survey of university applicants commissioned by vice-chancellors and seen by the Guardian found that many black and other ethnic minority candidates, as well as those from families without a history of studying in higher education, complained of obstacles during their applications, including poor careers advice and a time-consuming…

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Students say they don’t understand university offer-making. This must change | Julia Buckingham | Education

Education is a great leveller, a route for people from disadvantaged backgrounds to improve their lives. We know graduates tend do better and earn more in full-time employment. More 18-year-olds from disadvantaged backgrounds are going to university than ever before, but they remain three times less likely than those from wealthier backgrounds to do so. To narrow that gap, universities must do more to help them. It is essential that the university admissions system is easy for students to understand…

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Oxford Brookes doing worse than University of Oxford on state school admissions | Education

An Oxford university is struggling to meet targets for widening participation, according to the latest set of official statistics – but it’s not the university you might think. Figures published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency reveal that Oxford Brookes University admitted a higher proportion of privately educated undergraduates than most other UK universities, and more than some highly selective institutions such as the London School of Economics. Oxford Brookes – founded in 1865 and now with 18,000 full and…

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Ucas to stop advertising private loans to students | Education

Ucas, the university admissions service, has agreed to stop advertising private loans to students following pressure from the consumer finance expert Martin Lewis and a rebuke from the Charity Commission. Lewis and his organisation Money Saving Expert criticised Ucas last year as “tainted” for marketing commercial loans to students as young as 18 through its mailing lists, after it carried advertising for a private provider that offered loans of up to £40,000. Ucas, a charity that processes admissions on behalf…

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Two in five 18-year-olds in UK apply to study at university this year | Education

Two out of every five 18-year-olds in the UK are applying for a place to study at university this year, along with record numbers of students from China and India, according to figures from the university admissions service. Ucas, which operates the application process for higher education, said the number of UK sixth formers applying for undergraduate places rose to 275,300, despite a 1.5% decline in the UK’s overall 18-year-old population, suggesting the appetite for university education remains undimmed by…

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Third of non-EU university students in UK come from China | Education

The number of students from China at British universities increased again last year, with the latest figures showing that recruitment of Chinese students outstripped those from other countries. The Higher Education Statistics Agency’s breakdown of students in UK higher education last year showed that the number of students from China rose above 120,000 for the first time, accounting for more than one in every three non-EU students. While the number of new students coming from EU countries rose by 2%…

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