We don't know what knowledge we'll need in the future, and that's where maths research comes in.
In many countries, students go to their nearest institution, but in England in particular, there is a strong historical precedent for going away to university.
Working life is becoming more fluid, if not precarious. We need to look at how our education systems are preparing young people for a changing workplace.
Is there such a thing as a mean marker?
If you happen to grow up in the south of England, you are more likely to actually study A-levels, and will probably end up with better results than if you go to school and study in the north.
Could European based British University campuses offer international and UK home students a chance to escape fee hikes and travel restrictions after Brexit?
Does the university clearing system work?
Not everyone will be celebrating this results day, so here's a few words of advice for both students and parents, to help put things into perspective.
Here's how meditation can help make some of those big life decisions a little more easy to handle.
Small island universities can add to the sum total of African knowledge in a number of ways.