The Great University Con: How the British Degree Lost Its Value

English universities appear to have done the impossible: attracting increasing numbers of students and graduating them with high scores. Unfortunately, lower academic standards and grade inflation are responsible for England’s so-called education miracle. Instead of selling academic rigor, universities sell degrees, and that’s what students come to buy.

Source: New Statesman
Published: Aug 21, 2019
Length: 20 minutes (5,186 words)