Which is the best UK university? What are the pros and cons of university?

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Best University – What are the pros and cons of university?

80% of graduates still derive a financial benefit from higher education and there are already a million more professional jobs than workers with degrees to fill them. The wider bonuses include increased life expectancy, cultural awareness and an expansion of horizons.

The demographic trends mean that demand for post-18 education is likely to rise. Analysis by the Higher Education Policy Institute found that 350,000 extra full-time places would be needed in England by 2035 just to keep up with the rising number of 18-year-olds.

Ucas forecasts that the number of higher education applicants – more than 700,000 this year – will soar to at least a million by 2026.

This growth is expected to be driven by more people wanting to take up higher education, more 18-year-olds in the general population and a surge in the number of international students wanting to study in the UK.

The New Model Institute for Technology and Engineering in Hereford teaches three-week project-based modules. It takes an open attitude to recruitment, focusing on five personal qualities. Not grades. These are

– grit,
– curiosity,
– passion,
– creativity and

The world of work is changing so fast that young people need to be adaptable, inquisitive and empathetic — all the qualities honed by higher education.


Which is the best UK university?
The Sunday Times Good University Guide.

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