Universities explore alternatives to plagiarism detection software as fees and performance criticised
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A new social network for academics aims to offer advice on how to sharpen research proposals as well as suggesting novel paths to explore
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Spike in NSS ‘yea-sayers’ could weaken survey data Subscription
Hefce-commissioned report recommends adjusting questions to counter fears that survey is being filled in ‘without sufficient thought’
Announcement follows immigration minister’s statement on student visa crackdown
‘Good’ degree awards not always in line with intake Subscription
Hefce report reveals more firsts and 2:1s than expected at some institutions
University applications from school pupils eligible for free school meals have hit a record high, according to the admissions body Ucas.
Discrepancy exists even allowing for academic record or social background
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Les Ebdon claims fee level has not put off poor students as spending to attract them climbs and admissions rise
Employers propose scrapping final salary scheme to cut USS deficit
September proceedings set for suspended University of Warwick academic who is accused of undermining department head
Credit agency report came before recent plans to reduce head count
A merger could enable the US school to use Ashridge’s degree-awarding powers
Terence Kealey has retired from his position as vice-chancellor of the University of Buckingham, the privately funded institution has announced.
LSBF says many of its students do have the right to work
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 has been named as the next Liverpool vice-chancellor
Hefce reveals information from 21 complaints concerning institutions