Ask teacherbot: are robots the answer? Subscription
A digital tool created by the University of Edinburgh uses Twitter to engage with Mooc learners
Staff adrift over how to handle cyberbullying Subscription
Many university employees say their institution has no policy on how to tackle online abuse
Students angry at institution’s failure to move to full divestment
The University of Oxford alumna hoping to sue the institution over its sexual assault investigation policy has had her case thrown out
A former student of the University of Oxford has launched a legal challenge against her alma mater over its policy on investigating rape allegations
The UK must decide by 31 May whether to take the next step in a project aiming to measure learning outcomes at a global level
Dearth of black history students explored Subscription
Forum probes lack of UK students of African and Caribbean heritage taking history degrees, and its echoes in schoolteacher and lecturer cohorts
Despite students reporting increasing levels of satisfaction with UK higher education, one area is bucking the trend: university accommodation.
A student occupation at the London School of Economics has come to an “amicable end”, according to the institution – although protesters said there were “legal threats”.
Megan Dunn sets out priorities as she defends the right to occupy
By Scott Jaschik, for Inside Higher Ed
A university has launched what it claims is the UK’s first module in ‘drag studies’
Hundreds fail to spot plagiarism Subscription
Study reveals half of students skip over attribution and many have lenient views on punishment for cheats
Beware spread of laddism, universities told Subscription
Awareness of the impact of lad culture and the specific behaviours associated with it needs to be increased, conference hears
Former vice-president promises to focus on tackling cost of living crisis
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
Those studying at Arizona State and other universities are in demand as firms across the US seek fresh business insights, says Jon Marcus
By Jake New, for Inside Higher Ed
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.
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.