Visa plans threaten funding

Government plans to restrict visas for international students pose a major threat to university finances, according to some higher education think tanks. The proposals to cut the number of visas granted to overseas students have been met with opposition by the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) and the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI), which […]

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Poetry no worse for perverse verse

The discovery of secret pornographic poems at the back of two eighteenth century volumes has explained the books’ success in an era dominated by literary heavyweights such as Wordsworth and Byron. Dr Claudine van Hensbergen, of the Oxford English Faculty, believes her discovery of the verse accounts for the bestseller status of The Works of […]

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