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Outrage as BBC footage of A-level students getting results is actually a repeat

reporting of results 'getting easier'‘Every year it’s the same. Two of them do really well and say, ‘Oh my God! Oh my God! I can’t believe it,’ while the other one looks a bit disappointed but puts on a brave face for the cameras.’

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Posted: Aug 19th, 2010
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Student ‘traumatised’ after library visit horror

An undergraduate who mistook his university’s library for a bar is being offered counselling to help him recover from the trauma.

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Posted: Jul 23rd, 2010
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University of Life makes first appearance on University Challenge

...your starter for ten quid...A team representing the University of Life acquitted itself well on its first outing on University Challenge last night. With a line-up comprising Keith MacKillop, a 54-year-old pub bore from Swindon, Penny Plant, a 44-year old basket weaver from the Isle of Skye, Kyle Jessop, a 29-year-old ‘self-made’ building contractor from Shropshire and embittered 64-year-old heating engineer Terry Ince from Dublin, the team scored a respectable 125 points, narrowly losing out to Magdalen College, Oxford.

‘We didn’t have to go on the show,’ Ince insisted, ‘but we had a bit of a point to prove, didn’t we? Spoilt kids doing useless courses on pointless bloody crap…’

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Posted: Nov 8th, 2009
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Harry Potter admits Lampeter University ‘a bit of a let-down’ after Hogwarts

just scraped in through the clearing systemFound a place at the Welsh university through clearing after UCAS refused to acknowledge his Defence Against Dark Arts O.W.L.

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Posted: Oct 15th, 2009
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Ofsted report slams School of Hard Knocks

Educational standards at The School of Hard Knocks are in steep decline according to the latest Annual Performance Assessment report from Ofsted…

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Posted: Apr 16th, 2009
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