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Thursday, 19 August 2010

UK students urged to go Dutch amid place shortage

With tens of thousands of would-be students likely to be turned away from UK universities this year and degree costs set to rise, higher education institutions in the Netherlands are promoting themselves as an alternative for British students.

They say there are still plenty of places left for this year and the costs of studying abroad could, for some students, be less than staying in Britain.

Dr Jeanine Gregersen, director of communications at the university says: "These are courses like life sciences, European law, European studies, arts and culture - these types of programme are still available.

BBC website

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