Universities

Refugee crisis: British universities should create scholarships and bursaries for students fleeing violence, say academics

Every university in Britain is being urged to play its part in tackling the migrant crisis by helping make it easier for refugees and asylum-seekers to access higher education.












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Universities to be legally required to implement anti-extremism measures

University chiefs face a four-day deadline to draw up plans to tackle radicalisation of students and prevent male-only events being held on campus, David Cameron will announce. They will also have a duty to ensure hardline speakers are only provided with a platform if they are challenged at the same event by someone with moderate views.












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Switzerland and Singapore have the world’s best universities outside the US and UK, say QS World University Rankings

The US and Britain have, once again, dominated the annual QS TopUniversities guide for having the best institutions in the world. However, it is also important to look at how others are faring on the world stage.












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US and UK lead the way for having the best universities in the world, according to QS World University Rankings

The UK is almost on parallel with the US for having some of the best universities in the world, according to the worldwide rankings guide QS TopUniversities.












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QS World University Rankings reveal the UK’s top subject areas at the best universities

As the US takes the lead in the world’s best universities list, Cambridge, Oxford, and UCL have been paving the way here in the UK, according to QS TopUniversities.












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Cambridge and Oxford lead the way as the UK’s best universities, according to QS World University Rankings

The best universities in the UK have been named by the world’s most authoritative rankings guide, QS TopUniversities.












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Universities UK president says Government must support institutions if they are to ‘transform lives and help the economy grow’

The Government must provide universities with strong support if they are to play a full role in transforming lives and helping the economy to grow, the new president of Universities UK (UUK) has said in her first major speech.












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All universities should establish compulsory sexual consent workshops, says leading higher education official

All universities should establish compulsory sexual consent workshops to teach students that “no means no”, according to a leading higher education official.












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The best universities for high paid finance jobs revealed

Seven British universities are among the best in Europe for high-paying jobs in finance.












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Universities outside London targeting capital’s teenagers with prospect of cheaper living in the North and Midlands

Universities outside London are targeting teenagers in the capital with the prospect of a cheaper cost of living in the North and Midlands.












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