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The UK education system has been heralded as second only to Finland throughout Europe and the sixth greatest throughout the world, in a global education table released this week.

With the UK generally having higher levels of university enrolment than most other countries, it was no surprise that the country’s graduation rates propelled the UK into such a strong position.

This impressive performance will see the attractiveness of Britain as a possible university destination jump…

UK Education System Named Second Best in Europe

British Education is the 6th best in the world

The North West retains 76% of the economic impact of its graduates, making it the second best performing region in these terms, according to a recent report.

The report by Million+ found that the North retains a greater proportion of its graduates than London, the South and East of England, therefore demonstrating that the region’s universities contribute strongly to the local economy.

The North East, however, retained the highest number of graduates with 80% staying in the…

Nearly 80% of Graduates Remain in the North West after Studies

For the second year running, total investment in UK student accommodation has breached £2 billion, as £2.1 billion was cultivated in to the sector over the 12 months of 2013.

In contrast to many other property asset classes, student accommodation has experienced a boom in regional investment outside of London. In 2013, 88 per cent of the reported £2.1 billion invested went to regional schemes across thirty different towns and cities.

Locations such as Manchester and Liverpool are…

UCAS figures for the 2013/14 intake have indicated that nationally, university acceptances are at their highest ever levels.

According to a report by CBRE, 2013 saw 495,600 acceptances by domicile applicants accepted on higher education courses, 30,700 (6.6%) more than in the 2012/13 cycle, and the highest number of acceptances recorded in any cycle.

Students from the UK accounted for the majority of acceptances, totalling around 87 per cent, and resulted in the highest number of…

Student Numbers at Highest Recorded level for 2013/14 Intake

The prestige of British universities continues to ascend as a record six British universities are ranked in the top twenty universities throughout the world.

The well-regarded rankings from QS World University Ranks gave nearly half of the top ten placing’s to UK universities with Cambridge University ranking highest at number three, while another three UK universities, University College London, Imperial College London and Oxford University filled the next three places…