20 septembre 2015

University: Didn't make the grade? Try again

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQPxnNUZkzq1IINmqwJMRe0Mx9jmcJPvZ89WaflkoXFnHo0R2jfVuceEAwwBy James Connington. There are still plenty of routes into university and beyond, even if exam results let you down, says James Connington. More...

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'Universities must not shy away from difficult subjects'

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQPxnNUZkzq1IINmqwJMRe0Mx9jmcJPvZ89WaflkoXFnHo0R2jfVuceEAwwBy Sally Hunt.The Government’s anti-extremism plans risk curtailing academic freedom, when universities should be centres for debate, argues Sally Hunt. More...

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SNP 'power grab' risking £900 million of university cash

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQPxnNUZkzq1IINmqwJMRe0Mx9jmcJPvZ89WaflkoXFnHo0R2jfVuceEAwwBy . Scotland's universities say they have legal advice warning legislation giving ministers unprecedented control over their governance could have a severe impact on their finances. More...

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Anthony Seldon: Students seen as a 'necessary nuisance' by top universities

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQPxnNUZkzq1IINmqwJMRe0Mx9jmcJPvZ89WaflkoXFnHo0R2jfVuceEAwwBy . The new vice-chancellor has argued that elite universities are dismissing students as 'necessary nuisances' in their bid to secure research funding. More...

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Top 100 world universities 2015/16 – QS rankings

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQPxnNUZkzq1IINmqwJMRe0Mx9jmcJPvZ89WaflkoXFnHo0R2jfVuceEAwwBy Josie Gurney-Read. The QS annual world university rankings were published today, with MIT maintaining its position as the top-ranked university worldwide. More...

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Have 'young academics' been betrayed?

We need to stand up for early career researchers, says Catherine Fletcher. More...

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The weird and wonderful world of academic Twitter

Glen Wright, from Academia Obscura, peeks inside a Pandora’s box of scholarly microblogging. More...

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I followed the steps to PhD failure and came out with a doctorate

Times Higher Education’s recent “10 steps to PhD failure” article has, unsurprisingly, caused plenty of discussion. While it has been taken by some as tongue-in-cheek, anyone who’s worked on class, gender or race knows that “ha ha, just kidding” is another way in which structural marginalisation is inscribed. More...

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EAIE 2015: universities step up their internationalisation game

By Jack Grove. Jack Grove surveys the exhibition hall in Glasgow, and finds institutions keen to impress. More...

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Sajid Javid and Jo Johnson take higher education to market

By John Morgan. BIS aims to step up competition for universities from new providers – but questions remain about impact on UK higher education. More...

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