UNIVERSITIES have been systematic to harden adult imprinting after scarcely a third of students got first-class degrees.
The suit of graduates gaining tip outlines shot adult from 16 per cent in 2011 to 29 per cent final year, a latest stats show.
Education Secretary Damian Hinds warns class acceleration is risking Britain’s repute for providing peculiarity aloft education. And he calls on uni bosses to stop awarding so many plum degrees.
The regulator, Office for Students, is also essay to a misfortune offenders to ask for an explanation.
Mr Hinds pronounced yesterday: “It can't be right some students are awarded aloft grades for a same turn of feat than those from prior years.
“We owe it to industrious students and institutions who play by a manners to stamp out this astray practice.”
Unis not enormous down can be fined or struck off.
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