30 avril 2016

Cambridge college to fund disadvantaged students' living costs

By Chris Havergal. Could the St John's College scheme be first step towards Ivy League-style system of financial support. More...

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Members-only staffroom splits opinion

By Jack Grove. But could arguments over washing-up, empty honesty boxes and milk be a thing of the past at De Montfort. More...

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First non-STEM Athena SWAN winners named

By Jack Grove. Durham, Edinburgh and Queen’s University Belfast pick up inaugural awards for arts, humanities and social science departments. More...

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NUS ‘braced for attacks’ after Bouattia election

By Jack Grove. Vice-president Sorana Vieru says the NUS is ready for further criticism after Prevent critic Malia Bouattia was voted in as president. More...

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Liverpool v-c calls for funding link to improve gender balance

By Jack Grove. Janet Beer says radical action is needed to increase the number of women working at higher levels in universities. More...

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Is Snapchat the new Twitter on campus?

By Jack Grove. Universities are beginning to explore using a new set of social media apps as students give up on Facebook and Twitter. More...

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University of Edinburgh to monitor staff location

By Jack Grove. Campus staff will have to report their whereabouts to managers when they leave their ‘normal place of work’ for a morning or afternoon. More...

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Malia Bouattia elected first black female NUS president

By Jack Grove. High-profile critic of Prevent has attracted criticism from Jewish student societies over her comments on Israel-Palestine conflict. More...

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Fixed-term now the norm for early career academics, says UCU

By Jack Grove. Majority of junior academics are on ‘precarious’ short-term contracts, says UCU report that criticises job insecurity. More...

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Hefce quality plans ‘risk greater government control’

By John Morgan. Contract terms bring criticism of funding council, but it defends ‘normal commercial practice’. More...

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