Bachelor Degree Grades Explained

Bachelor Degree Grades Explained

What’s the difference between an Honours degree and a non-Honours degree? For the UK the inclusion of the ‘Honours’ element of a degree usually means that the student concerned attended a 3-year bachelor’s degree course including completion of...
THE World University Rankings 2016: The UK Leads The Way in Europe

THE World University Rankings 2016: The UK Leads The Way in Europe

Last week saw the release of the Times Higher Education ‘World University Rankings’ for 2016 but here we’ll take a look at how well UK universities performed within the top 200 European results. Universities were ranked by grading their research...
Brexit: good or bad for UK universities?

Brexit: good or bad for UK universities?

While we, at The Document Centre, wish to remain neutral and non-partisan, we were interested to know how a British exit – or ‘Brexit’ – from the European Union would affect UK universities, the make-up of students going to them and, to a...
The Hidden Links Between Degree Choice & Earnings Potential

The Hidden Links Between Degree Choice & Earnings Potential

This month, the BBC published a fascinating report which looks at the earnings potential of graduates in different fields and from different universities. It also touches on graduate debt. The data shows that there is a clear association between the field of study and...
The Top 50 Universities Under 50

The Top 50 Universities Under 50

It’s encouraging to see that the UK’s University of Bath came 7th in a league table of the world’s top 50 universities under 50 years old this week — so congratulations to them, particularly as they’ve jumped a few places since this time last...
How UK Uni’s did in the 2015-16 QS World University Rankings

How UK Uni’s did in the 2015-16 QS World University Rankings

The 2015/16 QS World University Rankings® were announced last week and it’s great to see so many UK universities ranking so high on the global stage. We’ve analysed the tables and, below, focus on where the UK uni’s rank internationally. Looking at...