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Posted 25 September 2007 - 09:37 PM

University students in England have it easy

· Weekly workload much lower than other countries
· Findings could hit non-EU intake, thinktank warns

James Meikle, education correspondent
Tuesday September 25, 2007
The Guardian

Undergraduates in England spend far less time studying than their European counterparts, casting doubt on the quality of degrees at their universities, a higher education thinktank warns today.

Students typically receive an average of about 14 hours tuition a week and spend 12 to 13 hours in private study, according to the Higher Education Policy Institute (Hepi). This 26-hour workload compares unfavourably with European figures suggesting 41 hours in Portugal, 35 in France, 34 in Germany, and over 30 in other countries. The findings could lead to fewer full-fee paying international students from outside the EU, building up huge financial and academic problems, the report suggests. British universities have recently revealed that some vital subject areas are being propped up by the income and academic interests of foreign students....
См.: http://education.guardian.co.uk/universityteachinginspection/story/0,,2176688,00.html

Time bomb

Students in Europe are getting far more hours of tuition than those in the UK, says a key study out today. The fallout could be serious, writes Donald MacLeod

Tuesday September 25, 2007
The Guardian

British universities don't really take Europe seriously. From vice-chancellors downwards, academics spend a lot of time looking longingly across the Atlantic at Harvard's endowment or Stanford's research budget, and worrying about whether the UK is losing out to the US in the market for international students.
Continental universities don't excite the slightest interest or fear of competition. Oh, they're all overcrowded. And anyway, everyone wants to study in English nowadays, don't they?...

См.: http://education.guardian.co.uk/universityteachinginspection/story/0,,2176187,00.html

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