18 mars 2017

Post-Brexit UK research needs bolder action from this timid government

The Guardian homeBy. Government rhetoric about ‘global Britain’ is not matched by its limp response to proposals for securing the future of research and higher education. More...

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Universities spark free speech row after halting pro-Palestinian events

The Guardian homeBy and . Exeter and Central Lancashire universities accused of censoring students by cancelling Israel Apartheid Week plans. More...

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Universities blame others for plagiarism. They need to look at themselves

The Guardian homeBy. Efforts to prevent student cheating have always been about universities being seen to be doing something but academia is part of the problem. More...

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‘Buy for Uni’ mortgage turns students into landlords

The Guardian homeBy. Anyone over 18 who is in higher education can apply for the deal, as long as they have backing from family. More...

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The ‘free speech debate’ is nothing of the sort, whatever the far right says

The Guardian homeBy. Milo Yiannopoulos and the ‘alt-right’ talk about censorship, but what’s really happening is an ideological battle for what is culturally acceptable. More...

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Our arrogant universities must embrace innovation

The Guardian homeBy. They are finally going to be held to account for what they do with vast amounts of our money. More...

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I thought I'd never come out as gay – but university changed my mind

The Guardian homeBy. Even in this day and age, coming out is daunting. Fortunately for me, university proved more tolerant than the kids at my old school. More...

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Fast-track degrees may hit education standards, government warned

The Guardian homeBy and . Plan to introduce two-year courses costing same as three-year course would lead to lifting of £9,000-a-year tuition fee cap. More...

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What I learned as a student of colour

The Guardian homeBy. My advice to people of colour at university? Learn all about your cultural history, and link up with like-minded students. More...

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I’m a British academic, but no longer feel welcome in the UK

The Guardian homeBy. My partner and I have been separated for years by the government’s net migration policy – and Brexit is the last straw. I’m leaving for Europe. More...

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