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Times Higher Education breaking news

First GCHQ-certified master’s courses unveiled

01 Aug 2014 | By

The first six master’s degrees in cyber security to be certified by GCHQ have been unveiled

Thomas Docherty case: students and alumni drum up online support

01 Aug 2014 | By

The University of Warwick has been ridiculed on social media for its suspension of the prominent critic of higher education policy, Thomas Docherty.

Janet Beer to be first female v-c at Liverpool

31 Jul 2014 | By

Janet Beer has been named as the next University of Liverpool vice-chancellor

Birmingham occupation ended by university

31 Jul 2014 | By

A number of protesters have been evicted from the University of Birmingham building they were occupying in reaction to the suspension of two students

Should you Mooc and match?

30 Jul 2014

By Carl Straumsheim, for Inside Higher Ed

Bank announces £550 million for university projects

30 Jul 2014 | By

The Santander banking group is to invest €700 million (£550 million) in university projects over the next four years, a conference has heard.

Open access papers ‘gain more traffic and citations’

30 Jul 2014 | By

Open access science articles are read and cited more often than articles available only to subscribers, a study has suggested.

New occupation at Birmingham in protest at suspensions

29 Jul 2014 | By

Action follows decision to suspend two students and reprimand a third

Student visa rules tightened by government

29 Jul 2014 | By

Universities and colleges told proportion of visa refusals allowed will halve

Willetts moots plan for universities to take on student debt

29 Jul 2014 | By

Former minister says he looked at idea while in government

Greg Clark issues warning on Scottish independence

28 Jul 2014 | By

New science minister addresses upcoming referendum in one of his first speeches

Three-minute thesis finalists chosen

27 Jul 2014 | By

Elephant poo and ageing among the topics outlined in brief by PhD students

Universities ahead for technology in education, finds OECD

26 Jul 2014 | By

Primary and secondary education can learn from higher education when it comes to adopting innovative technologies, it has been claimed.

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

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