Universities

UK universities spending more on outreach and less on bursaries, report shows

Britain’s leading universities have performed a U-turn over the methods they use to attract more disadvantaged students, says a report out today.









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Greg Clark new universities minister

Greg Clark replaces David Willetts as the minister for universities and science, in the cabinet reshuffle.
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Reform of ‘messy, muddled’ higher education system could see half of Britain’s universities closed

Half the country’s universities should be closed in sweeping reforms to the UK’s “messy, muddled” higher education system, according to the former head of the body which represents university vice-chancellors.









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Universities are ‘not just for getting a job,’ says one of Britain’s leading academics

Britain’s leading university official has dismissed the idea that going to university is all about getting a well-paid job.









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VIDEO: Universities ‘need to raise their game’

David Willetts says universities “need to raise their game and improve the quality of the teaching experience”.
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Scottish universities leave CBI

Two Scottish universities become the latest organisations to quit the CBI over its stance in the Scottish independence referendum debate.
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Boycott marking and lose ALL pay, universities tell lecturers as salary row escalates

Universities throughout the UK have warned they will dock lecturers’ pay in an unprecedented move which threatens to bring the entire higher education system to a standstill.









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Instant e-libraries for Myanmar universities

Myanmar universities open up with e-libraries
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US universities top reputation table

Universities in the US dominate an international league table ranking institutions by “reputation”, although Cambridge and Oxford make the top five.
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Universities warned over debt policy

Universities have been told they could be breaching consumer law by preventing students from graduating because of minor debts.
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