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Ivy league education for free on the net

School children – and their parents – often shed sweat and tears to attend a top university education.

Take Stanford University in the US, for example, where just one in every fourteen applicants are accepted. And even when you have a place, you have to fund it.

But the tech world however is full of visionaries intent on disrupting traditional establishments. And now they have set their sights on education.

Click's Sumi Das reports on a Stanford project called Udacity which is already causing ripples around the globe as it aims to make a world class education available to anyone, anywhere, for free.

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