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27/02/2015
Ed Miliband will today reveal how Labour would fund a tuition fee cut of £3,000 next parliament.
27/02/2015
Pearson has confirmed its sales and profits stabilised in 2014 after a painful two-year restructuring programme.
26/02/2015
Capita, a London-based business process outsourcing company, posted pre-tax profits of £292.4 million for the year ended 31 December 2014, up from £215 million in the same period last year.
26/02/2015
A report from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has concluded that the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) mismanaged the rapid expansion of alternative providers (APs) in higher education.
26/02/2015
Hobsons, the student recruitment specialist, has acquired Starfish Retention Solutions, a US based firm offering advice and admissions tools for higher education.
26/02/2015
St Patrick’s College, the UK’s largest private college, is being investigated by two government departments and by the UK’s quality watchdog, the Times Higher Education has reported.
25/02/2015
Albion Ventures, one of the largest venture capital investors in the UK, is to invest up to £9.5 million in Radnor House School to fund its expansion.
25/02/2015
Tribal Group plc ("Tribal"), the software and services firm, has extended its contract to deliver early years inspections on behalf of Ofsted.
25/02/2015
Indian education group, EducompSolutions, is seeking to raise around Rs 450 crore (£47 million) over the next three years from private equity and by selling assets.
25/02/2015
The Unite Group, a UK based student accommodation provider, has reported a pre-tax profit of £108.4 million for the year ended December 31 2014, up from £77.1 million in the same period last year.


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