Making Moocs social is the next challenge Subscription
Finding ways to engage thousands of people in discussion online is set to change the higher education landscape
University computer science courses are failing to make clear the need to develop skills in cybersecurity, leaving the UK with a shortage of experts
Open University chief uses parting message to urge continued innovation
Rise in the number of private institutions is blamed for slipping standards
Former employee made claims about standards on electronics course
Hefce move could signal the end of single regulatory body
BIS tight-lipped over private refusals Subscription
Two big providers again make the designated list but few details offered about others
Private medical college decries poor diagnosis Subscription
University of Buckingham says academic standards at Medipathways College, whose courses it validates, ‘remain strong’ despite QAA report
The for-profit education sector is likely to boom over the next few years, an investment bank has predicted
University College London and the Institute of Education have confirmed they will merge next week
Dean of Swansea School of Management used ‘unsupportive’ language to dismiss student complaints
Vote of no confidence in Northampton vice-chancellor Subscription
UCU passes motion as government guarantees £230 million public bond to fund Waterside campus
There are about 15,000 more 18-year-old boys with an A level in physics applying to university than girls, according to new statistics
Higher tuition fees in the UK have not slowed the long-term trend of increasing demand for university education, according to a new analysis by Ucas.
Students from poorer backgrounds are more likely to drop out from university and less likely to graduate with a good degree, according to research.
Industrial action called over the reforms to pre-1992 university pensions has been suspended.
UCU accused of betrayal over university pensions Subscription
Ten branches demand sector conference as union fails to escalate industrial action in response to pay docking threats in marking boycott
A University and College Union event saw ‘an outburst and walkout’ by black members in protest at the union’s alleged failure to tackle race issues