The week in Higher Education (Week 37)

Universities have allowed themselves to become the casual
Times Online – UK
That country, she said, invested 2.9% of its national product in higher education, compared with Britain’s paltry 1.1%. Universities therefore had to stop
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Higher, busier, costlier … a business motto for 2012
Times Online – UK
Although if you are working in high-tech medical research, London has some of the finest academic establishments in the world (London’s higher education
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Centre for Higher Education Practice
University of Ulster Online – Coleraine,UK
Professor Desmond Hunter has been seconded to Staff Development for up to a three year period to head up a pedagogic support unit and to provide academic
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Troubled university’s merger plan
BBC News – UK
A troubled university is in talks with other higher education institutions about a possible merger. Lampeter university in Ceredigion, the oldest in Wales
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UK slipping down graduate league
BBC News – UK
Getting half of all young people to enter higher education would, so we were told, devalue university degrees. Graduates would find it difficult to get jobs
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Bradford students rack up £80 million of debt
Bradford Telegraph Argus – Bradford,England,UK
But Bill Rammell, Minister of State for Higher Education, said: “I want people to aim for university confident that they’ll have the help they need to fund
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Students praise course teaching
BBC News – UK
But a spokesman for the Higher Education Funding Council for England (Hefce) said the Kingston matter was a “very specific case”. “It [the National Student
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Minister wants to ‘lower threshold for complaints’ against
Independent – London,England,UK
John Denham, the Universities Secretary, said yesterday that he wanted the Quality Assurance Agency, which monitors higher education standards,
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How to Advertise
times higher education – London,England,UK
The Times Higher Education Supplement has been at the heart of the UK’s higher education sector for over 36 years. During this time it has built a solid
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Students more satisfied than ever before
times higher education – London,England,UK
A total of 149 higher education institutions from across the UK took part in the survey, with almost 210000 students taking part.
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