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Drag studies module launched by Edge Hill

23 Apr 2015 | By

A university has launched what it claims is the UK’s first module in ‘drag studies’

Hundreds fail to spot plagiarism Subscription

23 April 2015 | By

Study reveals half of students skip over attribution and many have lenient views on punishment for cheats

Beware spread of laddism, universities told Subscription

23 April 2015 | By

Awareness of the impact of lad culture and the specific behaviours associated with it needs to be increased, conference hears

Megan Dunn elected next NUS president

22 Apr 2015 | By

Former vice-president promises to focus on tackling cost of living crisis

NUS officer class stands apart in its lack of diversity Subscription

16 April 2015 | By

Study finds union leadership to be unreflective of the students they represent, being still dominated by middle-class white men

Student-consultants: cut-price advice from campuses Subscription

16 April 2015 | By Jon Marcus

Those studying at Arizona State and other universities are in demand as firms across the US seek fresh business insights, says Jon Marcus

American Sniper campus screening banned then reinstated

13 Apr 2015

By Jake New, for Inside Higher Ed

UAL takes legal action against student occupiers

11 Apr 2015 | By

The University of the Arts London is taking legal action to evict students who have staged a three-week occupation of one of its art schools.

Big student vote coming in election, survey suggests

10 Apr 2015 | By Tom Osborne

Students are planning to vote in huge numbers in the general election, according to a survey, despite many lacking faith that doing so will help improve their lives.

Students ‘moved out’ to make room for science festival

10 Apr 2015 | By

Postgraduate students at the University of Bradford claim they are being kicked out of their accommodation over the summer so rooms can be rented out to people attending a science festival.

Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2015 results Subscription

9 April 2015 | By

High scores for campus universities in our annual poll

Degree withheld in Worcester fees dispute Subscription

9 April 2015 | By

University may apply to lift stay on small claims court pursuit of graduate determined not to pay for ‘inadequate’ tuition

Rolling Stone retracts campus rape article

07 Apr 2015

From Inside Higher Ed

Teaching quality in engineering ‘needs better measures’

05 Apr 2015 | By

The Royal Academy of Engineering has added its voice to calls for new metrics to be used in universities to assess teaching quality.

New NUS presidents for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

04 Apr 2015 | By

Three presidents have been elected to lead the National Union of Students in the devolved nations of the UK during 2015-16

Texas and Florida in spotlight over concealed guns on campus debate

30 Mar 2015

By Kaitlin Mulhere, for Inside Higher Ed

Students occupy buildings at London universities

26 Mar 2015 | By

University of the Arts London, LSE and King’s all involved

After ‘misuse’ claims, new checks on aid for disabled students Subscription

26 March 2015 | By

BIS confirms changes as NAO and PAC investigate company for over-payments

Does the sector need a ‘teaching REF’? Subscription

26 March 2015 | By

John Morgan examines the progress of a vision of parity between pedagogy and research

Cheating is rife in Russia, finds student survey Subscription

26 March 2015 | By

Tolerance of dishonesty high in system where one in seven cheats in exams

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