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Labour pressed to reveal plans on student numbers

timeshighereducation.co.uk — Labour has been urged to say whether or not it would reintroduce caps on undergraduate numbers after unveiling its pledge to lower fees to £6,000.

Risks of Northampton plan remain secret to stop nosy press

Labour’s warning to v-cs critical of £6K fees plan

UUK attacks Labour on £6,000 fees

timeshighereducation.co.uk — English vice-chancellors have warned Labour not to commit to lowering fees to £6,000, saying the policy would lead to funding cuts for universities

Vice-chancellors fear £2bn funding gap as Labour hones tuition fees policy

Universities ‘should be excluded’ from counter-terror powers, say MPs

timeshighereducation.co.uk — Government plans to tackle "extremism" will have a "seriously inhibiting effect on bona fide academic debate in universities", MPs and peers warn The Joint Committee on Human Rights today advises that the government should remove universities from the list of authorities covered by proposed new powers in the Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill.

Private providers create ‘Russell Group of the alternative sector’

timeshighereducation.co.uk — Members of the Independent Universities Group want to distinguish themselves from 'dodgy' for-profit colleges A group representing non-profit and for-profit private providers aims to be "the Russell Group of the alternative sector" and to dissociate its members from "dodgy" for-profit colleges.

May plans on international students would be ‘damaging’

timeshighereducation.co.uk — Theresa May is reported to be drawing up plans to send all overseas students back home once they finish their courses.

Hodge tears into government over private colleges

timeshighereducation.co.uk — Chair of PAC tells civil servant he is 'failing' to account for public money and says situation is 'nothing short of a scandal' The government has been accused of failing to look after public money in allowing the expansion of private colleges.

TUF 20 Finale’s Charles Oliveira promises no weight issues for Stephens

mmajunkie.com — As much of a spin as anyone wants to put on it, there's really no sugarcoating what happened to Charles Oliveira the last time he had a UFC fight booked. Oliveira badly missed weight for a fight against Nik Lentz at UFC Fight Night 50 in September.
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Mar 01, 2015

UFC 184 results: Ronda Rousey def. Cat Zingano via submission (straight armlock) - Round 1, 0:14 bit.ly/1DnhDdH

Feb 28, 2015

UFC 184 results: Holly Holm def. Raquel Pennington via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27) bit.ly/1DnhDdH

Feb 28, 2015

Holly Holm has not stopped intensely pacing since she walked into the cage. Looks like she’s ready to explode.

Feb 28, 2015

Brock Lesnar walks past press row, is bigger than the security guard that was escorting him.

Feb 28, 2015

UFC 184 results: Jake Ellenberger def. Josh Koscheck via submission (north-south choke) - Round 2, 4:20 bit.ly/1DnhDdH

Feb 28, 2015

UFC 184 results: Alan Jouban def. Richard Walsh via knockout (strikes) - Round 1, 2:19 bit.ly/1DnhDdH

Feb 28, 2015

UFC 184 results: Tony Ferguson def. Gleison Tibau via submission (rear-naked choke) - Round 1, 2:37 bit.ly/1DnhDdH

Feb 28, 2015

UFC 184 results: Roan Carneiro def. Mark Munoz via technical submission (rear-naked choke) - Round 1, 1:40 bit.ly/1DnhDdH

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