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Warwick names Croft as vice-chancellor

Current provost to replace Sir Nigel Thrift

Jo Johnson commits to Teaching Excellence Framework

Excellent teaching  ‘key priority’ for government

Quality assurance to face overhaul

New system to ‘put student needs at the centre’

Baroness Amos United Nations official black woman vice-chancellor

Baroness Amos to lead Soas

The former Cabinet minister and diplomat will be the first black woman to lead a UK university

Women scientists selected for career advancement scheme

SUSTAIN programme includes year-long training programme

Remove barriers to open science, says head of EU policy unit

Jean-Claude Burgelman also tells London conference of need to 'embed' the concept in society

Researchers go potty for pee at Glastonbury

Scholars invite attendees to urinate in special toilet to harness their pee power

University of Aberdeen

Aberdeen strike action called off

Compulsory redundancies ruled out until November

Stained Glass of the Last Supper in the cathedral of Salta (Argentina)

Heythrop College to end in 'current form' and leave University of London

Future of the 400-year-old Catholic college is uncertain after decision to leave federal university in 2018

Debra Humphris

University of Brighton names new v-c

Imperial College London vice-provost Debra Humphris has been appointed as the new head of the South Coast institution.

US president Barack Obama giving a speech

Obama 'scraps' college rating plan

US administration instead pledges to provide more data to students, researchers and institutions

Sharp rise in applicants with vocational qualifications

Number of BTECs held by prospective university students on the up

King's College takes 'positive action' to close gender pay gap

Plans come after THE analysis revealed 18.2 per cent pay difference

Graduate employment maze

Graduate employment and salaries up, but gender pay gap remains

Destination of Leavers from Higher Education study reveals outcomes for 2014 graduates

Brian Schmidt, ANU, Nobel

Nobel laureate to lead Australian university

Prize-winning physicist appointed as vice-chancellor of ANU

Popularity of HE a threat to FE colleges, says report

Funding crisis could spell the end for colleges, claims Alison Wolf study

Welsh government sets out ‘radical’ plans to transform teacher training

Proposals follow recommendations in independent report

tania scott, student loans

Student Loans Company pursues undergraduate ‘beyond the grave’

Human error blamed for issue of statement detailing £12K debt

Teacher training recruitment uncapped for universities

Government announces changes to how places will be allocated

University application form

English and art students ‘most likely to express passion’ in Ucas applications

Analysis by admissions service finds medicine and accountancy students emphasise career aspirations