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Implications of the Government’s proposals for university title: or What is a University?

  • 1 November 2003
  • By Bahram Bekhradnia
  • HEPI number 5

The Government has proposed that the criteria for the award of university title should be relaxed. This report is a review of the implications of the Government’s proposals, drawing on a number of commissioned studies which looked both at the historic picture and at the arrangements in a number of other countries for the control and use of the title “university”.

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