Labour has been urged to say whether or not it would reintroduce caps on undergraduate numbers after unveiling its pledge to lower fees to £6,000.
QAA report followed claims university had bent rules to allow students sponsored by Saudi government extra resits
Ed Miliband has pledged that a Labour government would lower fees to £6,000 and raise maintenance grants by £400
More than a quarter of university students now use social media to contact their lecturers
Students taking BTEC vocational qualifications are more than twice as likely to score top marks as they were seven years earlier, says a new study.
Only two awarding bodies accrediting Secure English Language Tests, used to assess overseas students’ language capability, will be approved by the UK government from April.
Thirty-three journals have been given the coveted “world elite” ranking in an influential and hotly debated league table
Funding for science and innovation should increase by at least 10 per cent in real terms over the next Parliament, according to the Campaign for Social Science
Allowing some universities to charge tuition fees above £9,000 a year would “create further inequity” in higher education funding, a university group has warned
The UK’s slight growth in international student recruitment over the past year overshadows a “global underperformance” when compared with other countries, an analysis has warned
Institutions from 11 countries feature in a top 30 that previews what a new ranking of universities in the Middle East and North Africa could look like
The government encouraged private colleges to grow “without sufficient regulation in place to protect public money” and a senior civil servant should have opposed the policy, according to MPs
The government must allow overseas students to stay in the UK after graduation to work as current rules are “jeopardising Britain’s position in the global race for talent”, MPs warn
Plans for a London branch campus teaching 1,200 students have been announced by Newcastle University.
Leading philosophers took up the challenge of Stephen Hawking’s claim that “philosophy is dead”
Durham students are calling for a freeze on accommodation costs after being hit with a 20 per cent hike over the past three years
England’s funding council has changed the formula for distributing quality-related research funding following the research excellence framework
Becoming an academic is the third most desirable job for Britons and is seen as more attractive than being a Hollywood film star
A cut to tuition fees not coupled with a rise in taxpayer funding would damage universities, Lord Mandelson has said as Labour finalises its policy.
Professors issue warning over obsession with performance management and research excellence