More further education colleges should have the equivalent of degree-awarding powers to ‘redress’ the technical and academic education balance.
Students have been marching in London calling for ‘free education’, in an attempt to push fees back on to the news and political agenda
Universities minister announces plan to send 5,000 students a year to the subcontinent during his visit to Delhi
Universities have been urged to use 10 key tactics to boost enrolment in medicine by students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Manchester students criticise ‘flagship’ programme’s lack of alternative perspectives
The National Union of Students has pulled its backing from this month’s “free education” demonstration
Use of American system involving first-year marks may have ‘depressive effect’ on student grades
Students will join prisoners in what the institution says is a European first
New edition of Collins English Dictionary contains raft of new terms
Are students’ unions backing off the hard questions? Subscription
Battle of Ideas debate asks if policies of “no-platforming” make campuses ‘homogeneous zones of head-nodding’
A new approach to teaching economics being piloted at eight leading universities has been criticised by campaigners
University College London has apologised after its email system was hacked, leaving students with thousands of spam emails in their inboxes.
Graham Gibbs on teaching lecturers to teach Subscription
Could training schemes for teachers help to improve student learning? asks Graham Gibbs
The head of the University of Oxford has said he is “baffled” by the UK’s “hostile” student visa system, and called for a shift to evidence-based policymaking
University of West London conference on the work of Roger Brown hears of the drawbacks of higher education marketisation
Funding burden will shift from Länder to federal government in €825m overhaul. Frances Mechan-Schmidt reports
Edinburgh Napier finds that student-led teaching and unconventional classroom settings can boost satisfaction and outcomes
The editor of a University of Oxford student newspaper has been sacked over an article that critics claimed “slut shamed” an alleged rape victim.
Report shows 9 per cent rise in money going on non-residential facilities
By Jake New, for Inside Higher Ed