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Suspended Birmingham students vent anger

25 Jul 2014 | By Times Higher Education Staff

Two students suspended by a university for their involvement in a protest occupation have reacted angrily to the “disproportionate” punishment

BME students ‘need more support’ in computer science

25 Jul 2014 | By

Too many black and minority ethnic computer science graduates are failing to get jobs after they graduate, a report has claimed

Longitude Prize details published by Nesta

25 Jul 2014 | By

Draft judging criteria for a science competition worth £10 million that aims to find a solution to antibiotic resistance have been announced.

Cancer researchers issue warning over data protection plans

25 Jul 2014 | By

Cancer research could become impossible in Europe if a proposed data protection regulation is adopted, according to a medical research body.

University applications ‘at a high’ for low-income pupils

24 Jul 2014 | By

University applications from school pupils eligible for free school meals have hit a record high, according to the admissions body Ucas.

BBC helps produce First World War Moocs

24 Jul 2014 | By

Four UK universities are teaming up with the BBC to produce massive open online courses about the First World War

Government guilty of ‘abject failure’ over for-profits policy

24 Jul 2014 | By

Sir David Watson says ministers should have learned lessons of the past

Research council head warns against pegging back science funding

23 Jul 2014 | By

A flat-cash settlement for research in the next spending review could cause a “slowly gathering storm” to hit the sector, a group of peers has heard.

Ethnic minority applicants to university ‘less likely to receive offers’

23 Jul 2014 | By

Discrepancy exists even allowing for academic record or social background

Lancaster University voted top for halls of residence

22 Jul 2014 | By Victoria Halman

Lancaster has been voted by students as having the best university halls of residence in the country

Student loan system ‘needs urgent review’, say MPs

22 Jul 2014 | By

BIS committee also criticises plans to sell loan book

Graduate vacancies and salaries rise

22 Jul 2014 | By Victoria Halman

UK employers are reporting an increase in the number of graduate vacancies this year

Cable ‘scraps’ sale of student loans

21 Jul 2014 | By

Vince Cable has reportedly announced plans to scrap a planned sale of student loans, raising questions over the uncapping of student numbers

Young scientists worried by rising cost of study

20 Jul 2014 | By

Young people visiting London for an international science forum have aired concerns about the cost of a university education in the UK

New Imperial College president reveals pay

19 Jul 2014 | By

The new American president of Imperial College London has chosen to disclose her £421,000 pay package before she even starts in the job.

Gender segregation on campus "unlawful"

19 Jul 2014 | By

New guidance for universities and student societies stating gender segregation is “unlawful” contradicts advice provided by Universities UK.

British Academy announces 42 new fellows

18 Jul 2014 | By

More than 40 academics have been newly elected as fellows of the British Academy

Ukraine air crash: flight had students and Aids researchers on board

18 Jul 2014 | By

Former International Aids Society president Joep Lange among those killed

King’s College was told cutting more staff could be ‘difficult’

17 Jul 2014 | By

Credit agency report came before recent plans to reduce head count

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