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Branch campus academics ‘lack autonomy’, study finds

Wed, 23/12/2015 - 00:00

Scholar says academics who move to international outposts do ‘hardly any research’ 

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Apollo buys German for-profit college for $105 million

Wed, 23/12/2015 - 00:00

First foray into Germany for the owner of University of Phoenix

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South African government patches holes in student funding regime

Tue, 22/12/2015 - 12:07

Almost 7 billion rand (£310 million) made available to pay for fee freeze and student support

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Universities in ‘bunfight’ over schools that offer rich pickings for outreach

Tue, 22/12/2015 - 00:00

Pupils in isolated areas miss out as collaborative spirit of Aimhigher era fades, says study

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Lord Stern review: no ‘foregone conclusions’ about future of REF

Tue, 22/12/2015 - 00:00

Chair of review into research excellence framework also defends decision to have steering committee dominated by Russell Group

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Postgrad loans of £9k recommended by Scottish government review

Mon, 21/12/2015 - 16:06

Debt could be repaid if students stay in Scotland to work after course finishes

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Moocs-for-credit partnership sees slow start on completions

Mon, 21/12/2015 - 15:25

Less than 1 per cent of those enrolled on Global Freshman Academy courses eligible for credit, but university involved says it is ‘positive first step’

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Not prolific in research, but not lazy either: meet the ‘academic artisans’

Mon, 21/12/2015 - 00:00

Role of lecturers who play a key part in teaching and administration should get more recognition, according to study

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French higher education ‘isn’t where it should be’, says business school dean

Sun, 20/12/2015 - 00:00

Associate dean at HEC Paris says French institutions must look to international peers if they want to compete globally

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Magical thinking: academic study aims to shed light on age-old art

Sat, 19/12/2015 - 00:00

Claims that magic shows are just trivial trickery understate their true significance, says scholar

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Alan Milburn commission: look again at post-exam applications

Fri, 18/12/2015 - 16:13

Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission says targets set to be missed on access so more action needed

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LSE director Craig Calhoun to step down

Fri, 18/12/2015 - 11:53

The US sociologist has informed staff that he will not seek a second term as head of the London School of Economics

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Oxford college agrees to remove Cecil Rhodes plaque

Fri, 18/12/2015 - 11:53

But the fate of Rhodes statue remains uncertain as anti-racism campaigners call for it be taken down

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Staffordshire University names new vice-chancellor

Fri, 18/12/2015 - 11:32

Sheffield Hallam University deputy vice-chancellor Liz Barnes will take over at Staffordshire early next year

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Glyndwr names Maria Hinfelaar as next v-c

Fri, 18/12/2015 - 10:22

President of Limerick Institute of Technology to join North Wales university in April

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Scottish government cuts higher education budget by 3 per cent

Thu, 17/12/2015 - 11:16

Meanwhile, education committee calls for 'further detail' from ministers on controversial governance measures

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