31 juillet 2015

Universities throw weight behind case for keeping Britain in European Union

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifByPress Association. EU membership ‘overwhelmingly positive’ for universities, say vice-chancellors at launch of pro-Europe campaign. More...

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In defence of the Research Excellence Framework

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. An as-yet-unannounced review of Business, Innovation and Skills-funded bodies raises a potential threat to the future of research funding. We need an intelligent, evidence-informed debate about the costs and benefits of assessment. More...

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Universities say no to new ranking

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. The OECD wants Pisa-style tables for higher education to measure students’ ‘learning gain’. But those with the oldest reputations have most to lose. More...

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The year abroad 2.0: how technology is changing foreign study

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Technology can help combat loneliness – but won’t solve all the problems you encounter. More...

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A guide to the government's new rules for international students

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Home secretary Theresa May has just announced new immigration rules that will make life harder for many international students in the UK. More...

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Kenya's shuttling lecturers: university shortages are taking a toll

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifByDaniel Wesangula. In Kenya many lecturers teach at more than one university. Is the government taking the pressure on staff and students seriously. More...

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School-leaver overturns immigration-related blanket ban on student loan

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Supreme court decision in favour of Beaurish Tigere, 20, could pave way for hundreds of other young people settled in UK to fund higher education. More...

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My Indiana Jones moment: the day I uncovered an error in the archives

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifByLouise Hardwick. The discovery of a simple mislabelling of a painting in the British Library has led to a series of new insights for one early career researcher. More...

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Tuition fees: fall in mature and part-time students 'threatens social mobility'

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifByIndependent Commission on Fees says raising undergraduate fees to £9,000 has been major contributor to ‘very concerning’ drop in numbers. More...

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Poorer students say maintenance grants 'essential' for university

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Research by the NUS has found that most students with maintenance grants would not be at university without them. More...

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