14 juin 2019

Oxford makes progress on diversity – but too slowly, says university head

The GuardianRecord numbers of black, female and state school students belie wide variations in admissions across colleges. More...

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UCL profits from outsourced workers

The GuardianThe university’s sound financial footing is built on the back of discrimination against its cleaners, caterers and security guards. More...

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Insecure employment for postdoc researchers is leading to bad science

The GuardianPostdoc researchers like me aren’t considered university employees, even though we’re essential to research. This must change. More...

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Time to stop neglecting education for adults

The GuardianThe Augar report acknowledges this, making positive recommendations as to how to extend its reach: the reintroduction of maintenance grants is particularly helpful. Welcome as it is, this development merely foreshadows what should be a policy direction for the future. More...

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The Augar report on higher education has a sting in its tail

The GuardianThe proposals are significantly regressive, increasing total payments made by lower earners, such as teachers and nurses. More...

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How history is warped by acts of forgetting

The GuardianFor us all fully to share memories of mass atrocity (such as slavery, Holocaust, ethnic cleansing) and the abjection of individuals, and to share a commitment to social justice, we need both to overhaul the curricula at every level of our education system and to implement a radical redistribution of wealth and power. More...

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'It removes stigma': how tech breaks down barriers for students with disabilities

The GuardianUniversities are under growing pressure to improve accessibility for students. But is it working. More...

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Professor who claims vaccines linked to autism funded through university portal

The GuardianA British professor who has claimed that aluminium in vaccines is linked to autism has raised more than £22,000 to support his work through a Keele University online donations portal, the Guardian can reveal. More...

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We need to let people study later in life. Ask my dad

The GuardianNot everyone knows what they want to do at 18. So why has the mature student become a dying breed. More...

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Analysing the purpose and value of universities

The GuardianReaders debate course structure, tuition fees, mental health, the importance of arts and humanities, and the need to work for a common good. More...

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