28 mars 2018

The Guardian view on diversity in classical music: quality and equality

Committing to giving women composers the same chances as their male colleagues does not threaten excellence – it promotes it. More...

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Why we’re striking for women’s rights today

Protests are taking place across the world to mark International Women’s Day. Three UK campaigners explain what they’re standing up for. More...

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Outsider art: what students can learn from self-taught artists

A growing number of artists are eschewing a formal education and using social media to find a new audience for their work. More...

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University drop-out rates in UK rise for third successive year

Figures released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) show that 26,000 students in England who began studying for their first degree in 2015 did not make it beyond the first year. More...

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I let sexual harassment slide because of my university's financial struggles

When cuts are threatening every department, it’s hard to put your job on the line to stand up against discrimination. More...

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Oxford University says sorry for International Women’s Day gaffe

Oxford University has said it is "deeply sorry" after a female cleaner was pictured removing chalk graffiti saying "Happy International Women's Day". More...

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I hear reports like the Nottingham campus racism incident every week

The Nottingham Trent video was a glimpse of the casual and institutional racism that students experience at university. More...

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'I'm quite happy to be a stopgap': life in a boomerang household

A report this week found that young adults who return to the family home can have a negative impact on their parents’ quality of life. The London School of Economics study found that about a quarter of young adults in the UK now live with their parents – the highest number since records began in 1996 – as a consequence of spiralling housing costs and poor job security. More...

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Racist incidents at universities show they aren’t as tolerant as we think

It’s 2018! We’re supposed to be a much more tolerant and progressive society than those grim days, decades ago, of abuse and overt racism. And in today’s universities there is a growing number of black and minority-ethnic students and staff. More...

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University vice-chancellors are paid far more than public sector peers

Analysis by the Guardian shows vice-chancellors’ salaries outstrip those of leaders of NHS trusts and local authorities. More...

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