21 octobre 2017

Top universities 'incredibly slow' to take more disadvantaged students – report

The Guardian homeStudy of England’s leading universities finds only marginal increases in access for students from disadvantaged backgrounds. More...

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Why does Oxford’s £410,000-a-year vice-chancellor feel so hard done by?

The Guardian homeAccording to a pay survey by the University and College Union, the average VC’s pay is 6.5 times greater than their average staff member, and the former has increased in percentage terms far more than the latter over the past few years. More...

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Oxford and Cambridge top world university rankings

The Guardian homeOxford beats Cambridge to top spot as several other leading British institutions slide down league table. More...

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Vice-chancellors jump on to the gravy train

The Guardian homeReaders take issue with the giant salaries of the academic bureaucrats who head Britain’s universities. More...

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Why shouldn’t we shine a light on fat-cat bosses in our universities?

The Guardian homeAfter the row over vice-chancellors’ pay, and with students paying £9,000 tuition fees, universities must be far more transparent about their finances. More...

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University gender gap at record high as 30,000 more women accepted

The Guardian homeUcas says young women a third more likely to go to university than men, and overall admissions are down on last year. More...

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Foreign students bring so much to Britain

The Guardian homeLike many others in parliament and the universities, I have consistently challenged this policy and been consistently fobbed off with arrogant or feeble responses. I must conclude that Theresa May wants to keep referring to these 140,000-plus students as immigrants because it suits some disgraceful scaremongering tactic. More...

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A further blow to the Open University

The Guardian homeOn 2 May the Guardian reported a 56% collapse in the number of part-time students since 2010 according to Higher Education Statistics Agency figures. On 13 June we read about the Open University vice-chancellor’s intentions to cut £100m from its annual budget, which many OU staff consider unviable without inflicting irreparable damage on the university and its mission. More...

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Prevent scheme 'fosters fear and censorship at universities'

The Guardian homeJust Yorkshire’s report, citing interviews with Muslim students and academics, urges closure of anti-radicalisation programme. More...

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The rise in student mental health problems – ‘I thought my tutor would say: deal with it’

The Guardian homeStudents starting university face different pressures from earlier generations. What are the potential troubles and how can young people be prepared. More...

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