Britain’s leading university official has dismissed the idea that going to university is all about getting a well-paid job.
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.
Ministers waded into the row over vice-chancellors’ pay on Monday night – by telling institutions they should curb pay rises to their top management.
Professors’ pay dispute with British universities escalates – as academics threaten to stop marking students’ final exams
Thousands of students will find their lectures and tutorials abandoned in a major escalation of the university lecturers’ strike over pay set to start next week.
The academic fat cats: Vice-chancellors at Britain’s top universities get £22,000 pay rises – as lecturers are stuck on 1 per cent
Vice-chancellors of the UK’s top universities pocketed average pay rises of £22,000 last year – while insisting their employees stuck to just a one per cent increase.