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Student careers advice needed early, says NUS head

Sun, 10/02/2013 - 01:00

Students should receive careers advice and support at the start of their studies, rather than towards the end of their time at university, the chief executive of the National Union of Students has argued.

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Moocs credit given the green light

Sat, 09/02/2013 - 01:00

Five massive open online courses, or Moocs, have been recommended for credit by the American Council on Education, meaning students who complete the courses could potentially use their experience as currency towards a college degree.

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Sussex occupation follows outsourcing protest

Fri, 08/02/2013 - 01:00

A campaign group calling itself Sussex Against Privatisation has occupied a floor of the Bramber House conference centre at the University of Sussex.

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University funding per student 'on the rise', says Hefce

Fri, 08/02/2013 - 01:00

England's funding council has unveiled the sector's total funding for 2013-14, stating that funding per student is on the rise under the new system of higher fees.

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Gove's climbdown welcomed by arts colleges

Fri, 08/02/2013 - 01:00

One of the most strident critics of the government's plan to introduce baccalaureate-style examinations to replace GCSEs has welcomed the decision by Michael Gove to abandon the plan.

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University student marketing spend up 22%

Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

‘Neurotic’ sector plays ‘zero-sum game’ despite cap on numbers. David Matthews reports

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UCU leaders back austerity plan

Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

Staff costs may be slashed to plug budget hole

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'Postgraduate premium' fuels vicious cycle of social inequality

Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

Wage boost from master's degrees is increasing, a Sutton Trust report says

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This worthwhile piece on shit

Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

Swiss paper's provocative title draws attention to neglected tropical disease. Paul Jump reports

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Appraisal a risky business as QAA moots changes

Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

Critics claim agency plans will bring in 'light touch' regulation by the back door. Jack Grove reports

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Promises, promises: main parties start to look to 2015

Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

Battle of the manifestos will likely centre around 'freeing the universities', fees and graduate tax. John Morgan reports

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RCUK takes open-access green targets off fast track

Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

Policy continues to worry academics despite research councils' concession. Paul Jump writes

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High price of gold: How early career researchers will suffer

Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

Early career researchers and other "poor" academics may be disadvantaged under the gold model of open access, evidence submitted to the Lords Science and Technology Committee has suggested.

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Naked lecturer looks for nude truth

Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

Daniel Ploeger provokes minds through ‘body beautiful’. Matthew Reisz reports

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Students burned on re-entry to high fees world

Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

Costs of failure increase for first years

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Obama: you must listen to this man

Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

Leeds scholar's calls for Cambodian reform backed by US president. Matthew Reisz writes

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Universities pull out of EU's 'unjustifiable' U-Multirank

Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

A group representing some of Europe's leading universities has withdrawn its support for a new ranking system funded by the European Union, warning that it could pose "a serious threat" to higher education.

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Translate this: Imperial unit gets warning of closure

Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

Imperial College London is consulting on plans to move or close its Translation Studies Unit.

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No imminent return for free thinkers of exiled institution

Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

Temporary Lithuanian home for Belarusians offers unaccustomed freedom. Matthew Reisz reports

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Competitive advantage wins singer a place in UEA's band

Thu, 07/02/2013 - 01:00

Amelia Fletcher, indie musician and the OFT's former chief economist, takes chair at 'creative' UEA

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