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HE in FE report finds room for improvement

19 Dec 2014 | By

Nearly one in three English further education colleges offering higher education that were reviewed last year have been told to make improvements

REF 2014: winners and losers in 'intensity' ranking

19 Dec 2014 | By

Alternative ranking of REF results maps university performance against the proportion of eligible staff submitted.

Ucas report suggests fall in entrance grades at selective universities

19 Dec 2014 | By

The proportion of university applicants entering the most selective institutions with the highest grades has continued to fall, a new report says

REF year saw more on teaching-only contracts

18 Dec 2014 | By

More academics were employed on teaching-only contracts around the time of the research excellence framework deadline, new figures show

Oxbridge graduates start on £8K more than post-92 alumni

18 Dec 2014 | By

Graduates of the universities of Oxford and Cambridge start on salaries that are £7,600, or 42 per cent, higher than those from post-92 institutions

REF 2014: Is London now dominant?

18 Dec 2014 | By

The results of the research excellence framework have triggered claims that London universities are challenging the longstanding dominance of Oxbridge

REF 2014: live reaction

18 Dec 2014 | By

All the reaction to the research excellence framework as we get it

REF results reopen funding debate

18 Dec 2014 | By

Rising quality leads to questions about future QR formula

REF 2014: Scotland and Wales claim success

18 Dec 2014 | By

Devolved countries claim proportion of 3* and 4* submissions above average

QAA inquiry says London campuses not ripe for visa fraud

17 Dec 2014 | By

An inquiry has appeared to dismiss claims that student visa abuse is taking place at London branch campuses

Science and Innovation Strategy launched by government

17 Dec 2014 | By

Treasury also announces review of research councils to ensure ‘maximum impact’ from investment

Finance is barrier to postgraduate study, Hefce study confirms

17 Dec 2014 | By

Worries about funding do deter final-year undergraduates from progressing to postgraduate study, according a new analysis

King’s London rebrand plan sparks uproar

16 Dec 2014 | By

Students and alumni of King’s College London have reacted with horror after the university announced it will change its name to “King’s London”.

Quarter of academics believe REF will lead to redundancies

16 Dec 2014 | By

University staff reveal their concerns ahead of research excellence framework

New code for university governing councils published

16 Dec 2014 | By

A new code for UK university governing bodies aims to be a “bulwark against over-regulation”, as governance tensions rise in the sector

Margaret Hodge tears into government over private colleges

15 Dec 2014 | By

Chair of PAC tells civil servant he is ‘failing’ to account for public money and says situation is ‘nothing short of a scandal’

Penn university president Amy Gutmann joins ‘die-in’

15 Dec 2014

By Scott Jaschik, for Inside Higher Ed

Impact of higher fees on HE laid out in UUK report

15 Dec 2014 | By

The impact of the introduction of £9,000 tuition fees at English universities is detailed in a new report

UCL launches website on animal research

14 Dec 2014 | By

A London university has created a website to give the public information about its research on animals

Cherie Blair made visiting professor at St Mary’s

13 Dec 2014 | By

Cherie Blair has been appointed a visiting professor of law at a Catholic university

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