Tag : russell group

Universities Accused of Data Laws Breach

12 months ago / 0 comments

Several Russell Group Universities have been accused of screening former student’s data in order to identify those more likely to donate money as part of a recent fundraising initiative. Although profiling individuals for fundraising purposes isn’t illegal, it is illegal to do so without the individual’s prior knowledge, as has … Read More

Elite Universities Lobby Others to Bear Brunt of Cuts

1 year ago / 0 comments

After discussion within the government regarding university funding, some Russell Group universities have suggested that more modern establishments should drop their fees, as they can afford to be on the receiving end of cuts as they have lower running costs. During Theresa May’s speech at the Conservative party conference, she … Read More

Does the Russell Group Reputation Still Have Prestige?

4 years ago / 0 comments

As final year students across the country begin to prepare for life as a graduate, those who have studied at the University of Leeds may expect to find themselves in a more advantageous position than those at their neighbours Beckett and Trinity. The Gryphon investigates the extent that an institution’s … Read More

News | University trials degrees by points

5 years ago / 0 comments

The University is to trial a new grading system for degrees. At least 20 institutions, including six members of the Russell Group, will trial a new grade point average system, giving degree classifications a number to show how high or low the overall mark was. Universities involved in the trial … Read More