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A University Education

David Willetts


Universities have a crucial role in the modern world. In England, entrance to universities is by nation-wide competition which means English universities have an exceptional influence on schools--a striking theme of the book. This important book first investigates the university as an institution and then tracks the individual on their journey to and through university. In A University Education, David Willetts presents a compelling case for the ongoing importance of the university, both as one of the great institutions of modern society and as a transformational experience for the individual. ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198767268
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198767268.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Willetts, author