26 novembre 2017

Bath University staff plan urgent meeting over vice-chancellor's pay

The Guardian homeUnion leaders say open days have become ‘embarrassing’ with questions about £468,000 awarded to Glynis Breakwell, the highest in the country. More...

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The security guards who could change the face of employment in Britain

The Guardian homeHow does a respectable institution such as the University of London become a place of abuse and humiliation? A legal battle could transform workers’ rights. More...

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Poach the student: how UK universities could compete for second or third years

The Guardian homeAdmissions service welcomes moves to let undergraduates take their credits to different institutions. More...

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The dos and don’ts of writing a personal statement for law

The Guardian homeAvoid legal jargon – and be aware of what is (and isn’t) covered on the course. More...

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The dos and don'ts of writing a personal statement for languages

The Guardian homePhilosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein may have made a good case for studying languages when he said: “The limits of my language are the limits of my world.” But be warned: if you quote him in your personal statement, you may test the admission tutor’s patience. More...

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Paradise Papers: Oxford and Cambridge invested tens of millions offshore

The Guardian homeFunds invested in by the universities include a joint venture to develop oil exploration and deep-sea drilling. More...

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Big Issue seller always with 'book on the go' wins place at Cambridge

The Guardian homeA former homeless man who spent years selling the Big Issue on the streets of Cambridge has won a place to study English literature at the city’s world-renowned university. More...

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It's not fair to judge lecturers on National Student Survey scores

The Guardian homeManagers are holding academics to account for NSS scores, even though much is out of our control – we need a more sophisticated measure. More...

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Let's draw blue skies research out of our universities and into the economy

The Guardian homeThe government’s new knowledge exchange framework can help universities commercialise their research – but we need to get the measures right. More...

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Oxford college to launch scholarship in attempt to address slavery legacy

The Guardian homeAll Souls, which received substantial payment in 1710 from slave owner, to fund one student a year from Caribbean nations. More...

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