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
Graduates in non-graduate occupations - ‘gringos’ - are not hunting for roles that use their higher education skills, say academics
Head of Swansea University School of Management also complains about external examiner’s behaviour
Refer-a-friend schemes: wise or desperate? Subscription
Glyndwr University offers £200 to entice new students with US-style marketing technique
Conference hears from academics about the benefits of building Wikipedia into higher education teaching and learning
The NSS does not give an accurate representation of student feeling, according to more than half of university staff responding to a straw poll.
Students are most satisfied with teaching, least happy with assessment and feedback
A University of Cambridge student has accused the NUS of encouraging Hamas to ensure “as many children as possible die” through its Israel boycott
Middlesex lecturer gets to the bottom of meaningless phrases found while marking essays
The urban dreams of those with degrees are driving up prices in US metropolitan hubs and driving out those with no tertiary education
Apple director and Open University v-c tell Universia International Presidents’ Meeting 2014 in Brazil to think pedagogy, not technology
Bedfordshire has been told by the Home Office that it can resume its recruitment of international students
Many university applicants do not have a back-up plan if they fail to achieve the grades they need for their preferred course, a new survey says