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Are too many students applying for medicine?
Fierce competition for places means some students should consider different courses, says the government.

What is the biggest scientific problem facing the world?
A £10 million prize has been launched to solve the world's biggest scientific problem - once the organisers have worked out what it is.

Which universities have the best student experience?
The University of Sheffield has topped a survey asking students about their experiences at university.

Should prescriptions be free?
Experts have called for prescription fees to be scrapped in England.

Cambridge comes top of latest university league table
The university is number one in the Complete University Guide rankings for the fourth year running.

Do young people think carefully enough about university?
The head of UCAS says that some students who don't think carefully enough about their course choice could face serious consequences.

Get a refund on your TV licence
Students can get money back on their TV licence to cover the summer holidays.

Does TV make people want to study science?
TV stars and shows like Professor Brian Cox and The Big Bang Theory are encouraging more students to apply for STEM subjects, but they still have an image problem for girls.

Should Dizzee Rascal be studied for A-level English?
The new English A-level course aims to include more contemporary figures and texts.

Can ageing be reversed?
Scientists have fought some symptoms of old age in mice using blood from younger specimens.