06 septembre 2015

My father took his own life while I was at university

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. I was too grief-stricken to go to counselling – I had to find my own route to recovery. More...

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Meritocracy is in retreat in 21st-century higher education

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Once it mattered what class degree you got – now it is which university you attended. And so inequality is entrenched. More...

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Chinese universities to poll faculty and students on new policies

By David Matthews. Chinese universities must run opinion polls among faculty and students before issuing major policies, according to the country’s Ministry of Education as part of a raft of directives to make institutions more open. More...

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LSBF licence to sponsor overseas students suspended

By John Morgan. The government has suspended the visa sponsor licence of the London School of Business and Finance, part of an umbrella group that now owns the University of Law. More...

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Merge fundraising and corporate relations departments, universities told

By Ellie Bothwell. Fundraising consultant says management restructure would increase industry funding to HE. More...

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Stellenbosch documentary: minister claims racism ‘rife’ at South African universities

By Chris Havergal. South Africa’s higher education minister has claimed that racism is “rife” at the country’s historically white universities, after a film detailed alleged discrimination against black students. More...

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Ulster University to close school of modern languages

By Chris Havergal. Computing, maths and business management in line for ‘rationalisation’ as spending cuts hit institution. More...

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University participation rate bounces back but concerns remain

By Chris Havergal. Higher education participation rates have bounced back after dropping sharply following the introduction of £9,000 undergraduate tuition fees, official statistics show. More...

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‘Intelligence, not rhetoric’ needed to transform South Africa’s universities

By Chris Havergal. More than 20 years on from the end of apartheid, the pressure for South Africa’s universities to shed their old identities and to embrace transformation is greater than ever. More...

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Werewolf conference billed as first for UK academy

By Matthew Reisz. Academics will get a chance to hear papers on “full-moon masculinities”, “werewolves and white trash” and “re-wilding” the wolf at a conference to be held this week. More...

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