Prime Minister Tony Blair commented, in answer to a question in the House of Commons, "The venture between MIT and Cambridge University is immensely exciting."
03 December 1999
The first complete survey of student completion and background published by HEFCE shows that Cambridge University has the lowest drop-out rate of all Universities at 1%. The benchmark set by the Government for drop-out projections was 6%, and Cambridge's closest statistically valid comparison, Oxford University, also achieved a low drop-out of 2%.
23 November 1999