Higher education

‘Being in the crony-demic gang seems to mean that you can ignore all of the rules all of the time’
Matt Hancock
Instant Opinion

‘Being in the crony-demic gang seems to mean that you can ignore all of the rules all of the time’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
16 Jul 2021
‘England’s one-sided football rivalry with Germany has lost its bite’
Paul Gascoigne, Andreas Brehme and Thomas Haessler
Instant Opinion

‘England’s one-sided football rivalry with Germany has lost its bite’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
28 Jun 2021
‘Let down and neglected’: the key findings of MPs’ education report
School children in a playground
Between the lines

‘Let down and neglected’: the key findings of MPs’ education report

Commons committee claim ‘white privilege’ contributing to ‘systemic neglect’ of white working-class pupils
22 Jun 2021
Why is the government planning to cut arts education funding by 50%?
A controversial government advertising campaign from October 2020
In Brief

Why is the government planning to cut arts education funding by 50%?

Proposal described by critics as ‘catastrophic’ and ‘an attack on the future of UK arts’
6 May 2021
Universities face student refund calls amid Covid disruption
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In Brief

Universities face student refund calls amid Covid disruption

Institutions under investigation as thousands of undergraduates remain locked down amid coronavirus outbreaks
29 Sep 2020
Should unconditional university offers be scrapped?
University students return for the spring term at Cambridge University
In Brief

Should unconditional university offers be scrapped?

Education leaders call on watchdog to reform system, citing oversubscription to courses
28 Feb 2020
Pros and cons of ranking universities by graduate earnings
Graduates celebrate on London's Southbank
In Depth

Pros and cons of ranking universities by graduate earnings

New government plans are rubbished by higher education experts
11 Feb 2020

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Why anti-abortion activists are targeting UK universities
Abortion
In Depth

Why anti-abortion activists are targeting UK universities

National Union of Students reports rise of pro-life groups on campuses
6 Jan 2020
Is university worth the money?
university student
In Brief

Is university worth the money?

New government study examines whether the average UK student benefits economically from higher education
27 Nov 2018
Are essay-writing firms devaluing degrees?
university student
In Brief

Are essay-writing firms devaluing degrees?

University heads call on Department of Education to outlaw ‘cheating industry’
27 Sep 2018
The degrees that land graduates the highest salaries
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In Brief

The degrees that land graduates the highest salaries

First study of its kind shows economics tops earnings table - while creative arts rank lowest
15 Jun 2018
Disadvantaged students more likely to live at home
Fewer than 5,000 foreign students a year stay after their visas expire
In Brief

Disadvantaged students more likely to live at home

New report says that social mobility is the preserve of ‘white, middle class, privately educated young people’
27 Feb 2018
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