It's old-fashioned, out of date and varies massively from school to school.
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.
We need all schools and young people to thrive, not just the select few.
Does the university clearing system work?
Fighting back is not the best strategy.
Sci-Hub, a free online repository of academic articles, is the subject of a battle at the heart of open access.
The second half of the 20th century saw explosive economic growth and also a huge increase in universities – new research shows the two are related.
A new report has drilled down into how much graduates from particular courses earn. What does it mean for universities?
A third of adults in the OECD now have a university degree.
Can schools in the North and Midlands replicate the success of those in the South of England?