02 juin 2016

EU referendum: students back staying in but may be unable to vote

By Chris Havergal. Poll finds widespread support for UK's membership of EU, but also confusion about when the poll is, and how to register for it. More...

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Which universities would lose out from Brexit?

By David Matthews. Data show deep dependence on EU funds by some institutions and subjects. More...

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01 juin 2016

HE White Paper: what it means for research

By David Matthews. Research councils, Innovate UK and QR funding will be brought under one new body that will also distribute new money for interdisciplinary research. More...

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Higher education White Paper: key points at a glance

By Chris Havergal and Jack Grove. Everything that you need to know about Success as a Knowledge Economy. More...

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HE White Paper: degree powers from day one for new providers

By Chris Havergal. Alternative providers should also be able to charge £9,000 tuition fees, says government. More...

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HE White Paper: moves to boost private providers 'dangerous'

By John Morgan. But supporters back easing of degree powers and university title as step to 'innovation'. More...

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31 mai 2016

Universities urge students to vote to stay in EU

Britain's best-known universities have urged their students to vote to stay in the European Union, despite rules urging institutions to remain neutral ahead of the referendum, writes Harry Yorke for The Telegraph. Read more...

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University heads’ pay rises faster than academic staff’s

UK universities have been accused of “blatant double standards” on the day it was revealed that vice-chancellors’ pay has risen around four times faster than pay for most academic staff, writes Aftab Ali for the Independent. Read more...

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Damage to science is softening free movement stance

By Yojana Sharma. Concern over the impact on participation in Europe’s prestigious Horizon 2020 research projects is shifting Swiss public opinion on free movement of workers from the European Union to a more pragmatic view, two years after the Swiss referendum “against mass immigration” in February 2014. Read more...

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Higher education funding – Towards greater inequality?

By Liva Vikmane and Alexandra Antonescu. Many students in Europe have been and are still negatively affected by austerity measures and budget cuts in the education sector. For publicly funded higher education systems in Europe, excessive budget cuts ‘justified’ by the difficult economic times have, in many countries, led to poor education quality and an increasingly broken social ladder. Read more...

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