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Greg Clark warns over Labour £6K fees

01 Oct 2014 | By

But universities minister’s minor input into Tory conference attracts NUS criticism

Leeds launches big recruitment drive for early career researchers

01 Oct 2014 | By

The University of Leeds has launched a £100 million project to recruit 250 early career researchers to tackle major global challenges

University ‘cold spots’ mapped by Hefce

01 Oct 2014 | By

The “cold spots” of higher education have been mapped in a new project

Plymouth chair of governors stands down

30 Sep 2014 | By

Former judge says focus on him is distraction from investigation into v-c

Tory conference: 'Many universities aren't teaching anybody anything’

30 Sep 2014 | By

Claim rejected by UUK chief executive who defends breadth of university sector

Glyndwr and Bangor being ‘lined up for merger’, says MP

30 Sep 2014 | Updated: 01 Oct 2014 | By

The Welsh university funding council is “pursuing an agenda” to merge troubled Glyndwr University with Bangor University, an MP has suggested.

Scottish panel looks to future in wake of referendum

29 Sep 2014 | By

An expert panel has been formed to secure the future of research and innovation at Scottish universities in the wake of the independence referendum

Chicago suspends Confucius Institute negotiations

29 Sep 2014

By Elizabeth Redden, for Inside Higher Ed

THE World Academic Summit 2015 to take place in Melbourne

29 Sep 2014

The 2015 Times Higher Education World Academic Summit will take place in Melbourne, Australia, in partnership with the University of Melbourne, it was announced today

Pension plans would cost staff ‘tens of thousands’, says union

29 Sep 2014 | By

University staff would see “tens of thousands of pounds a year wiped off their pensions” if Universities UK plans for change are introduced.

Open access threat receding, suggests briefing

27 Sep 2014 | By

Analysts’ report points to ‘little or no damage’ inflicted on publishers

Science and construction fuel graduate employment surge

26 Sep 2014 | By

The revival of the science and construction industries has helped drive the biggest drop in UK graduate unemployment for 15 years, says new research.

Nature Communications goes fully open access

25 Sep 2014 | By

The decision to make the prestigious journal Nature Communications fully open access amounts to a “flag in the ground” on the issue

Student paper editor removed over article about alleged rape victim

25 Sep 2014 | By

The editor of a University of Oxford student newspaper has been sacked over an article that critics claimed “slut shamed” an alleged rape victim.

Success rate for women on Royal Society fellowship tumbles

25 Sep 2014 | By

A research funder has seen success rates for women applying to one of its fellowships plummet by more than 30 per cent since 2010

John Denham: £9K fee system ‘wastes money’

24 Sep 2014 | By

The £9,000 fee system “wastes money hand over fist” and vice-chancellors are engaged in a culture of “fee envy”, according to a senior Labour figure.

Estates spending up as student expectations increase

24 Sep 2014 | By

Report shows 9 per cent rise in money going on non-residential facilities

Glyndwr given more time in visa licence appeal

23 Sep 2014 | By

Glyndwr University has said it has been given more time to appeal against the suspension of its visa licence to sponsor non-European Union students

Yvette Cooper confirms net migration pledge

23 Sep 2014 | By

A Labour government would remove overseas students from net migration targets, shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper has reiterated.

Fresher deaths in US spark focus on alcohol abuse

23 Sep 2014

By Jake New, for Inside Higher Ed

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