Grad Diary reveals graduate numeracy league table Subscription
‘Bit of fun’ rankings grows out of practice tests on website for jobseekers
A rough sleeper turned Exeter philosophy undergraduate credits the help of Northern College’s access course
Universities have a duty to help procrastinators improve study habits, say researchers
Six universities have scored full marks in an assessment of how gay friendly the UK’s higher education institutions are.
The National Union of Students has voted to hold a national demonstration in support of “free education”.
More than a third of female students have been groped or touched inappropriately while at university, according to a new survey.
UK adults with tertiary education ranked 12th among the OECD despite the reputation of its universities
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
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
Property shortage has made accommodation unaffordable for many
Warm welcome encourages students to stay the course Subscription
Positive early experiences for new undergraduates help to reduce dropout rates
By Scott Jaschik, for Inside Higher Ed
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
Study suggests that unannounced oral exams can encourage integrity and engage students
Campus ‘slackers’ kicked into gear Subscription
Lecturer finds a way to make the ‘social loafers’ in class pull their weight in group assignments
Cost of living in student accommodation in capital revealed
University clearing is marginally less busy than last year thanks to record numbers of confirmed acceptances, initial reports suggest.
The number of students starting university or college is likely to top 500,000 for the first time.
Medium-sized research-intensives come out on top in this year’s NSS
University chiefs forecast a lower level of activity despite 30,000 extra student places