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Lower fees would mean different course choices, say students

25 Apr 2015 | By

About 40 per cent of university applicants might choose a different course if tuition fees were reduced to £6,000 a year, a new study suggests.

Warwick rebranding sparks petition

24 Apr 2015 | By

A petition to “halt the rebranding of the University of Warwick” has attracted over 4,000 supporters.

Charlie Hebdo conference: new risk assessment announced

24 Apr 2015 | By

Queen’s Belfast move suggests event could still go ahead, but confusion remains about why conference was cancelled

Soas to divest from fossil fuel industry

24 Apr 2015 | By

Soas, University of London, is to divest from fossil fuels within the next three years after the institution’s governing body today approved the decision.

Bolton student describes aftermath of sackings

24 Apr 2015 | By

An undergraduate taught by the recently dismissed University of Bolton lecturer Damien Markey has described how the decision has affected students.

Labour £6K fees policy ‘not incredibly sensible’, says IFS expert

24 Apr 2015 | By

Education election briefing also hears claims that coalition’s private colleges policy was ‘completely mad’

Drag studies module launched by Edge Hill

23 Apr 2015 | By

A university has launched what it claims is the UK’s first module in ‘drag studies’

Europe investment scheme projects announced

23 Apr 2015 | By

Move angers universities, who say plan to take funds from research pot have yet to be approved by European Parliament

Salford staff to strike over sackings

22 Apr 2015 | By

UCU claims two members may have been targeted for ‘role in union’

Charlie Hebdo academic conference ‘cancelled’

22 Apr 2015 | Updated: 22 Apr 2015 | By

But Queen’s University Belfast says issue is not related to academic freedom and organisers failed to complete necessary risk assessment

Megan Dunn elected next NUS president

22 Apr 2015 | By

Former vice-president promises to focus on tackling cost of living crisis

Slay peer review ‘sacred cow’, says former BMJ chief

21 Apr 2015 | By

Peer review is a sacred cow that is ready to be slain, a former editor-in-chief of the British Medical Journal has said

Droughts force change at California campuses

21 Apr 2015

By Kaitlin Mulhere, for Inside Higher Ed

Student poll: campus vote swings from yellow to Green

20 Apr 2015 | By

Survey assesses the voting intentions of 13,000 students

SNP to back lower tuition fees in England

20 Apr 2015 | By

The Scottish National Party has pledged to support Labour’s proposed reduction of tuition fees in England to £6,000.

Stefan Grimm death prompts questions for Imperial president

20 Apr 2015 | By

The president of Imperial College London has spoken directly about the suicide of Stefan Grimm for the first time in public.

King's expansion 'will create blander London'

20 Apr 2015 | By

Plans by King’s College London to demolish historic buildings in a multimillion pound redevelopment of its Strand campus have been criticised by a conservation group

QAA finds 'weaknesses' at private college with £2 million public funding

18 Apr 2015 | By

A private college paid almost £2 million a year in public student loans has been criticised by the Quality Assurance Agency, despite being cleared of academic fraud.

Strike ballot at Surrey over planned job cuts

17 Apr 2015 | By

Staff at the University of Surrey may strike later this term over plans to axe up to 100 jobs.

NYU Abu Dhabi workers entitled to better, report finds

17 Apr 2015 | By

Thousands of workers who built New York University’s campus in Abu Dhabi were excluded from the institution’s enhanced labour standards, an independent report says.

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