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Grad Diary reveals graduate numeracy league table Subscription

18 September 2014 | By

‘Bit of fun’ rankings grows out of practice tests on website for jobseekers

‘They took me on trust’: from the streets to higher education pathways Subscription

18 September 2014 | By Martin Herron

A rough sleeper turned Exeter philosophy undergraduate credits the help of Northern College’s access course

Students’ last-minute submissions score lower, study finds Subscription

18 September 2014 | By

Universities have a duty to help procrastinators improve study habits, say researchers

'Gay friendly' UK universities named

17 Sep 2014 | By

Six universities have scored full marks in an assessment of how gay friendly the UK’s higher education institutions are.

NUS to hold "free education" demo

17 Sep 2014 | By

The National Union of Students has voted to hold a national demonstration in support of “free education”.

NUS: sexual harassment 'rife' on campus

15 Sep 2014 | By

More than a third of female students have been groped or touched inappropriately while at university, according to a new survey.

The puzzle of UK graduates and their low-level literacy Subscription

11 September 2014 | By

UK adults with tertiary education ranked 12th among the OECD despite the reputation of its universities

Legal aid granted to US ex-student in battle over revoked scholarship Subscription

11 September 2014 | By

Sanaz Raji given funding for judicial review in lengthy dispute with University of Leeds, but deportation may thwart her bid

The HEA is as relevant as ever, new leader says Subscription

11 September 2014 | By

Despite scaling back, the organisation has much to offer universities seeking to improve the student experience, says Don Nutbeam

Dublin students forced to dig it as rents rise Subscription

11 September 2014 | By Naomi Powell

Property shortage has made accommodation unaffordable for many

Warm welcome encourages students to stay the course Subscription

4 September 2014 | By Martha Elwell

Positive early experiences for new undergraduates help to reduce dropout rates

Professor’s ‘bless you’ ban prompts protests

01 Sep 2014

By Scott Jaschik, for Inside Higher Ed

Graduate calls University College Suffolk ‘unhealthy’ for black students Subscription

28 August 2014 | By

Jason Haye says his 2.2 degree would have been higher but for institution’s environment, citing artist Maggi Hambling’s ‘slave’ comments

Vivas could help prevent cheating in Gulf Subscription

28 August 2014 | By

Study suggests that unannounced oral exams can encourage integrity and engage students

Campus ‘slackers’ kicked into gear Subscription

21 August 2014 | By

Lecturer finds a way to make the ‘social loafers’ in class pull their weight in group assignments

Studying in London comes at a price

16 Aug 2014 | By

Cost of living in student accommodation in capital revealed

Clearing quieter after A-level results

15 Aug 2014 | By

University clearing is marginally less busy than last year thanks to record numbers of confirmed acceptances, initial reports suggest.

A-level results day to herald record student numbers

14 Aug 2014 | By

The number of students starting university or college is likely to top 500,000 for the first time.

National Student Survey: non-Russell Group universities lead in satisfaction stakes Subscription

14 August 2014 | By

Medium-sized research-intensives come out on top in this year’s NSS

Clearing 'scramble' will be less severe, claim vice-chancellors Subscription

14 August 2014 | By

University chiefs forecast a lower level of activity despite 30,000 extra student places

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