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Times Higher Education breaking news

Graduate job market predicted to be buoyant

27 Jan 2015 | By Matthew Field

Graduate vacancies are predicted to rise by almost 12 per cent in 2015, according to a biannual survey of the graduate jobs market

University staff back revised USS reform plan

26 Jan 2015 | By

Staff at pre-1992 universities have voted by two to one in favour of accepting plans to end the country’s largest private final salary pension scheme

Racial profiling on campus: debate reignited

26 Jan 2015

By Scott Jaschik, for Inside Higher Ed

FT Global MBA Ranking 2015: London Business School claims second place

26 Jan 2015 | By

London Business School has continued its climb up the Financial Times’ Global MBA Ranking, claiming second place in the 2015 table

Burns’ work translated by Chinese scholar

25 Jan 2015 | By

As Burns Night is celebrated around the world, the work of Scotland’s national poet is being brought to a new audience

Glasgow and Nankai to set up joint graduate school

24 Jan 2015 | By

A joint graduate school is to be established in the Chinese city of Tianjin by the University of Glasgow and Nankai University

Horizon 2020 funding raid a ‘great concern’

23 Jan 2015 | By

Pan-Europe organisations attack Commission plans to move money for strategic investment fund

Oxford Brookes University makes Alistair Fitt v-c

23 Jan 2015 | By

An academic who was set to become interim vice-chancellor at Oxford Brookes University has been confirmed as the institution’s next permanent head

Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2015 open for entries

22 Jan 2015 | By Times Higher Education Staff

This year’s Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards - more widely known as the Thelmas - have been opened for entries

Paul Webley to step down as Soas director

22 Jan 2015 | By

The director of Soas, University of London, is to step down from his position this year owing to ill health

Professional golf degree launched in Scotland

21 Jan 2015 | By

Nothing is out of bounds when it comes to higher education, it seems – with the launch of Scotland’s first degree in professional golf

Sussex told to compensate student protesters over suspensions

21 Jan 2015 | By

The University of Sussex should not have suspended four students after a protest and should pay compensation, the sector’s complaints body has found

Gender gaps among students revealed by Ucas

21 Jan 2015 | By

Figures also show 23 per cent of students now enter HE with BTECs

Obama highlights college plan in State of the Union speech

21 Jan 2015

By Michael Stratford, for Inside Higher Ed

Many universities ‘failing to address public health needs of world’s poor’

21 Jan 2015 | By

First global health research ranking suggests only five UK institutions make major investment   

Nobel laureates write to KAUST over Saudi flogging case

20 Jan 2015 | By

Academics in Saudi Arabia have been urged in an open letter signed by 18 Nobel Prize winners to condemn the public flogging of blogger Raif Badawi

Teach medical students to be critical, says Ernst

20 Jan 2015 | By Harriet Line

Medical students must learn to think critically, an academic physician who became the first professor of complementary medicine has warned.

Kent student named as Green Party HE spokesman

20 Jan 2015 | By

A student at the University of Kent has been named as the Green Party’s spokesman for higher and further education

Bedfordshire joins Glasgow in fossil fuel commitment

20 Jan 2015 | By Harriet Line

The University of Bedfordshire has become the second higher education institution in the UK to commit to not investing in the fossil fuel industry

King’s College London drops rebrand plan

19 Jan 2015 | By

Plans to rebrand itself as ‘King’s London’ have been dropped, principal has confirmed

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