The Guardian report:

British universities have opened their doors to allow the armed forces to make 341 visits to recruit students in two years.

In response to a Freedom of Information request by the Guardian, the Ministry of Defence reveals the extent to which the armed forces is focusing on universities to enlist students to the army, air force and navy.

Its figures show Birmingham has welcomed more recruiters than any other university, with 20 visits since the start of last year.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a journalist at the UK edition of WIRED magazine. In 2015, my first book Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. My second book Reed Hastings: Building Netflix, was published in March 2020. I created FOI Directory in 2012 and have maintained it in my spare time ever since.