Students at elite French universities formed 'rape club' and threatened to simulate 'mass sex attack at womens’ group' Eight students facing disciplinary panel at Bordeaux Political collegeThey were members of the sexist group 'Dare to Choose Masculism'It planned to to invade feminist debate and 'simulate a mass sexual attack'Majority of members said they approved of gang rape in Facebook vote College forms part of the elite Sciences Po network Scandal is 'evidence of institutional sexism among France's future leaders' By Daniel Miller PUBLISHED: 17:30 GMT, 6 February 2013 | UPDATED: 00:02 GMT, 7 February 2013 Alumnus: Shamed former IMF chief Dominic Strauss-Kahn attended the Bordeaux college at the centre of the scandal A sexist club at the former elite French college of shamed ex IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn advocated gang rape and suggested carrying out a simulated sexual attack on a feminist organisation. Eight men are to facing a disciplinary panel at the Bordeaux Branch of the Institute of Political Studies, part of the Sciences Po network of institutes famous for educating many of the country's political and business leaders.
University applications plummet for second year running as 40,000 fewer pupils apply since introduction of 9,000 a year fees /12/02/article-0-0AF13319000005DC-856_634x435.jpg” width=”634″ height=”435″ alt=”On the decline: The number of applicants from England has fallen 14.2 per cent in two years following the imposition of higher charges” class=”blkBorder” /> On the decline: The number of applicants from England has fallen 14.2 per cent in two years following the imposition of higher charges The fees hike led to a sharp drop in applications last year but universities hoped numbers would soon rally. The latest figures, which show a further 6.5 per cent decline between 2012 and 2013, triggered renewed claims that fees are dampening demand for higher education.
One in five university courses scrapped following tripling of tuition fees | UPDATED: 23:25 GMT, 2 December 2012 Nearly one in five degree courses has been scrapped since the tripling of tuition fees to 9,000-a-year, it has been revealed. Universities are concentrating on popular subjects and dropping courses that have too few applicants or are too expensive to run
Biggest fall in immigration for 20 years: Success thanks to a blitz on bogus colleges and a cut in student visas Minister hails success of government's 'tough' new policies213,000 students arrived this year compared to 232,000 last year Emigration increases from 336,000 to 353,000 as more Britons work abroad | UPDATED: 01:08 GMT, 30 November 2012 Prime Minister David Cameron said controlling immigration helped Britain compete in the 'global race' Migration into Britain has seen the biggest fall in 20 years, official figures revealed yesterday. A total of 536,000 foreigners came to live here in 2011, 42,000 fewer than the year before