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Students and Teaching news

Universities share £200m STEM funding

08 Dec 2014 | By

More than 70 universities and colleges will share £200 million to boost teaching facilities in science, technology, engineering and maths

UCU calls for better advice on university for young people

08 Dec 2014 | By Times Higher Education Staff

Move follows survey highlighting gulf between social classes on guidance

Student charters should be ‘brought to life’, says report

06 Dec 2014 | By

Universities need to do more to “bring to life” their student charters, which set out what students can expect of their higher education experience

Police use CS spray to tackle Warwick student protest

04 Dec 2014 | By

Police drew a taser and used CS spray at a student protest at the University of Warwick, on a day of demonstrations across higher education.

Fees and cuts campaign embarks on fresh ‘day of action’

03 Dec 2014 | By

Student activists are taking part in what they describe as “a day of action for free education while the government delivers another round of cuts”

US associate professor challenged for ‘promoting religious beliefs’

01 Dec 2014

By Colleen Flaherty, for Inside Higher Ed

Early Ucas applications down

27 Nov 2014 | By

The number of UK students who have applied early to university has fallen by 3 per cent, new interim figures show

£9K fees may fuel rise in split degrees Subscription

27 November 2014 | By

More study divided between college and university could be on the horizon, expert says

Occupation at Birmingham as protesters call for nationwide action

26 Nov 2014 | By

A group of University of Birmingham students occupied one of its main buildings, calling for free education and the right to protest

Degree apprenticeships to offer 'no-fee HE'

26 Nov 2014 | By

The government is to unveil a range of courses allowing young people to complete a full honours degree while working, without having to pay fees

Student experience ‘varies widely’ in US

22 Nov 2014 | By

The average US student’s experience varies widely between universities, even when the institutions are similarly selective and of a comparable size.

FE colleges’ degree-awarding status ‘should be extended’

19 Nov 2014 | By

More further education colleges should have the equivalent of degree-awarding powers to ‘redress’ the technical and academic education balance.

Students march for ‘free education’

19 Nov 2014 | By

Students have been marching in London calling for ‘free education’, in an attempt to push fees back on to the news and political agenda

Clark: Send UK students to India to future-proof relationship

14 Nov 2014 | By

Universities minister announces plan to send 5,000 students a year to the subcontinent during his visit to Delhi

'10 ways to help poorer students into medicine' guide launched

13 Nov 2014 | By

Universities have been urged to use 10 key tactics to boost enrolment in medicine by students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Economics degree course drops 21% in National Student Survey Subscription

13 November 2014 | By

Manchester students criticise ‘flagship’ programme’s lack of alternative perspectives

NUS pulls support for ‘free education’ march

04 Nov 2014 | By

The National Union of Students has pulled its backing from this month’s “free education” demonstration

GPA system could lead to lower marks for women in STEM Subscription

30 October 2014 | By

Use of American system involving first-year marks may have ‘depressive effect’ on student grades

Durham to run criminology classes in prisons

29 Oct 2014 | By

Students will join prisoners in what the institution says is a European first

Ten ‘academic’ words that have just made it into the dictionary

23 Oct 2014 | By

New edition of Collins English Dictionary contains raft of new terms

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