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
Outreach activity ramped up at dawn of £9,000 fees Subscription
Les Ebdon claims fee level has not put off poor students as spending to attract them climbs and admissions rise
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
Four UK universities are teaming up with the BBC to produce massive open online courses about the First World War
Mooc makeover saves refugee course Subscription
A shift in method of delivery rescued an interpretation programme for Dadaab camp inhabitants from closure
Poor-quality courses on platforms such as Coursera, edX and Udacity could cause reputational damage to universities, says Oxford expert
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
Analysis: why are v-cs heading for the door? Subscription
Reasons for a spate of exits include more pressure and pension limits
The Leicester legacy that Bob Burgess built Subscription
Departing vice-chancellor’s 15 years on the job helped to cement a Midlands university’s reputation
The new American president of Imperial College London has chosen to disclose her £421,000 pay package before she even starts in the job.