15 mai 2016

Universities ‘should set targets’ on recruiting male students

By John Morgan. Hepi calls for action on sector’s gender gap to tackle male ‘underachievement’. More...

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Cambridge plans to charge £230K fees for business doctorate

By John Morgan. The University of Cambridge is planning a business doctorate that will cost students £80,000 in the first year, with a total cost of £230,000, making it one of the world’s most expensive degrees. More...

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Australian government moots higher fees for 'flagship courses'

By John Morgan. Plan to deregulate fees wholesale dropped, but alternatives floated in discussion paper. More...

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Germany and Malaysia ‘top performers’ for internationalisation

By John Morgan. Major British Council research judges 26 nations’ openness to international higher education. More...

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UK frets over overseas students as Australia backs 'super growth'

By John Morgan. UK parliamentary group voices concerns while international education plan launches in Australia. More...

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Germany and England: fees contrast is part of wider social gulf

By John Morgan. They still make things, rent is affordable even in fashionable cities, higher education is tuition free and you can get into a top-flight football match for less than £12.
But all of these features of German society have their own costs and drawbacks, many would argue. More...

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Writing for scientists explained in new book

By Matthew Reisz. All scientists can improve their writing skills by realising that they need to sell as well as tell the story, says author of new guide. More...

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Academics trapped in Syria and Iraq: what is the best way to help?

By Matthew Reisz. Universities across the world have joined forces in offering hope to those facing persecution and even death. More...

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Still room for improvement

By Matthew Reisz. What is it like to be an LGBT academic, in the UK and beyond? To answer that question we decided to ask six people – including one of England’s only “out” vice-chancellors, a transgender woman and two scholars who pioneered the study of “queer” themes – to describe their experiences, the hostility they had faced, the changes they had witnessed and where universities still need to do more. More...

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As seen on screen: collaborative efforts

By Matthew Reisz. Four years of collaboration between scholars and creative partners were showcased at the Creativeworks London Festival at King’s College London on 29 April. More...

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