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UK e-University dismantled


There have been some high profile failures in higher education in the shared distance learning space. The UK eUniversity is the latest casualty.

Dr Ian Gibson, who chairs the science and technology committee at the Commons, called the UK’s e-university “an absolute disaster”. [BBC NEWS | Education | ‘Shameful waste’ on e-university]

At the time of its closing, after several years of development and tens of millions of pounds of investment, it had attracted only 900 students.

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