The Higher Education Policy Institute has mounted a successful drive to recruit more university partners, with the institutions helping to secure the independent thinktank’s long-term future.
UK universities have announced a series of research partnerships and scholarships to coincide with the prime minister’s visit to India to bolster trade and education links.
David Cameron has welcomed news that five more universities have signed up to offer courses on Futurelearn, the UK’s massive open online course provider.
The short-term benefits to the government of increasing student fees in England will be outweighed 6.5 times over by the long-term costs of the new system, according to a new report.
The promotion of student employability by universities is “a problem” and the growing power of the student voice amounts to “surveillance” of lecturers, an academic has warned.
A bill has been introduced into the United States Congress that would require most papers describing publicly-funded research to be made open access within six months of publication.
The Russell Group of elite universities has declared its opposition to separating AS-levels from A-levels – three weeks after the proposals were announced.
Managerial staff one of few growth areas in HE employment
Hepi director predicts more cuts over higher student loan costs
'Summer reading lists' no basis for policy, says don
Band Aid founder is latest high-profile guest lecturer at MBA college
Critics say university's announcement should have gone out to peer review, not a press conference
NUS says decision shows 'market is at heart of system'
University's provision in collaboration with overseas partners 'requires improvement'
Institution aims to make job adverts globally understandable
Massive open online courses’ lack of study support, for-profit aims may not be ethical, Online and Open-Access Learning in Higher Education conference hears
Ancient rivals fundraise to keep manuscripts in British hands
Global push complicated by mainland links
Degree programme aims to give graduates edge in job market