The 1994 Group brings together 11 world class research-intensive universities. Its members are committed to excellence in research and teaching.
- All our members are in the top 2% of institutions worldwide.
- 88% of the our academic research is internationally recognised.
- 88% of our graduates are satisfied with their university experience.
A crisis in financing postgraduate studiesPostgraduate courses are doing very well in the UK, or are they?
In the past decade, the number of taught postgraduate (PGT) students has increased by 42%. Our postgraduate courses seem more popular than ever in attracting foreign students, who make up more than half of the current contingent. This attraction is something to be proud of, yet at the same time it masks a couple of issues we investigate in our latest HE Briefing on PGT.
Firstly, more than three quarters of postgraduate students now have to fully pay their way through postgraduate education. This is worrying, because there are already concerns about access to postgraduate courses, and the requirement for postgraduate qualifications to enter some professions and increasing numbers of …