05 avril 2019

A university place for all is the way to abolish tuition fees

The GuardianIf higher education had comprehensive coverage like state schools, arguments for taxpayer funding could triumph. More...

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Tuition fee cut 'would force universities to shrink course sizes'

The GuardianRussell Group says humanities places particularly at risk without government top-up. More...

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UK's Prevent guidance to universities unlawful, court rules

The GuardianCourt of appeal finds Prevent guidelines on inviting controversial speakers violate freedom of speech. More...

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Universities need to promote more women to professor

The GuardianWomen are still underrepresented in leadership positions in universities – this has to change. More...

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NUS to cut posts and sell London HQ in cost-saving rescue plan

The GuardianThe National Union of Students is facing a radical overhaul to its organisation, slashing staff numbers and selling off its London headquarters to avoid financial collapse, according to a rescue plan to be voted on by its members. More...

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Neuron Pod: Will Alsop's intergalactic porcupine of knowledge

The GuardianBased on a nerve cell, the architect’s posthumous addition to London’s Blizard laboratory complex is so lovable, you almost want to give it a cuddle. More...

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Cambridge University offers disadvantaged students second chance to apply

The GuardianThe University of Cambridge is seeking to increase student diversity by offering disadvantaged candidates who narrowly miss out on a place a second chance to apply after they get their A-level results. More...

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Ruskin at 120: has the workers’ college lost its way?

The GuardianFor its 120th anniversary, Ruskin has delved into its history to find 120 stories of its alumni, many of whom went on to be prominent figures in politics or trade unions, or leaders for social change. Ruskin Hall, as it was then called, was founded by two American postgraduate students who wanted, through education, to turn the increasingly vocal working class radicals from “windbags” into “sandbags”. More...

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Studying with dyspraxia: 'I never truly understood an academic text'

The GuardianUniversity becomes a minefield when a specific learning disorder meets rigid assessments. More...

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A rise in apprenticeship wages is tempting those put off by tuition fees

The GuardianStudying for free appeals to many who hope to progress their careers and, as universities raise the cost of tuition, getting paid to train sounds better than ever. More...

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