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Tory opinion piece

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Over the last 13 years of Labour we have seen the largest neglect of higher education of any government in post-war Britain. Yet again it has been left to the coalition to pick up the pieces of Labour’s shattered Britain and make the difficult decisions in the national interest.

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Student euphoria clouds financial judgement

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In just a few weeks nearly 500,000 students will embark on their university careers which, for most, will be an enriching growth experience – academically and emotionally. But, with the inevitable prospect of mounting graduate debts, Bacs is encouraging students not to let the excitement of new found freedom cloud their financial judgement, a mistake which can plunge them further into the red.

Books

Listen to the greatest 20th century British and American poets read their own work

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To celebrate National Poetry Day on 7 October, the British Library releases two new additions to its popular series of literary spoken word CDs, featuring many previously unpublished recordings of great British and American poets of the 20th century reading their own poems and often with their own spoken introductions. From T S Eliot’s sombre, measured reading from ‘The Waste Land’ to William Carlos Williams’ confident, humorous reading of ‘This is Just to Say’ and the gravelly purr of Walter de la Mare introducing and reading ‘Thomas Hardy’, these CDs comprise a wealth of rare historic recordings.

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Students opt for quality of life over nightlife when choosing University

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As students start making their way back for the start of the new term, a new survey published today reveals that the majority of students base their decision on which university to attend by the quality of the academic course rather than the overall reputation of the university or, as is often assumed, the town’s nightlife.

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Think internship

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Now is the time for undergraduates to look for summer internships, according to leading recruitment expert and internship specialist, Ben Rosen of Inspiring Interns.

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