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Saturday, July 25, 2009

The Lord Mandy Giveth and the Lord Mandy Taketh Away

Cuts THE reports that the UK Government has published more details of the 10,000 extra university places it will provide this autumn. In a letter to Hefce on 23 July, David Lammy, the Higher Education Minister, said the priority areas for the places, which will be part-funded, are:

  • Biological and related health sciences (excluding psychology, sports science and those that are primarily practice-based)
  • Physical sciences (excluding geography)
  • Mathematical and computer science
  • Engineering
  • Technology
  • Economics
  • Business studies