The National Postgraduate Committee

The National Postgraduate Committee is a charity to advance, in the public interest, postgraduate education in the UK. We are made up of postgraduate student representatives from educational institutions with postgraduate students. The NPC aims to promote the interests of postgraduates studying in the UK, while remaining politically non-aligned. The Committee holds an annual conference, and publishes various guidelines and codes of practice.

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Postgraduate News

Post-92 websites fail on the basics
Four in ten post-92 university websites fail to give visitors adequate means to get information on the courses they offer, a new study has found, writes Tariq Tahir.
Bonding and branding on agenda for new Wales v-c
The restructured University of Wales will create such a strong brand and such solid bonds between its constituent universities that none will wish to break free from the confederation. This is the prediction of Marc Clement, the first full-time vice-chancellor of the 114-year-old University of Wales, writes Melanie Newman.
Scots review four-year degree
Scotland's traditional four-year degree is expected to come under review by the group looking at the future of higher education north of the border.
Special report: New schools
Tories initiate own inquiry into Sats
The Conservatives have enlisted the former head of Imperial College London to carry out a rival inquiry into the future of exams
New Leeds school to switch to academy
South Leeds high school is to be turned into an academy under Leeds city council proposals to improve its pupils' exam results

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