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27 juillet 2017

How European academics are feeling about life in Britain a year after Brexit vote

The ConversationAttracting and retaining academics from other EU countries is one of the major issues facing the university sector after Brexit – fears have been raised of a potential “brain drain”. The latest indications point to a rise in EU academics leaving British universities. More...

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25 juillet 2017

Armenian Higher Education in the European Higher Education Area

After regaining independence in 1991 following the collapse of the Soviet Union, Armenian higher education began to re-establish independence and autonomy. With new freedoms, large numbers of private higher education institutions called themselves universities and grew like mushrooms, possible due to the fact that there were no regulations or principles in place to determine university status or control expansion. More...

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13 juillet 2017

After Brexit, King's College London Considers German Campus

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. King’s College London is considering opening a campus in Germany in what could be the first such European campus to be established by a British university after the U.K.’s vote to exit the European Union, the BBC and Times Higher Education reported. More...

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12 juillet 2017

Spike in students caught cheating in Welsh universities

The number of students caught cheating in Welsh universities has risen by almost 50% in two years, writes Shane Brennan for Daily Post. Across Wales, allegations of cheating went from 1,370 in the academic year of 2013-14 to 2,044 in 2015-16. More...

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Combustible cladding found on university housing blocks

Combustible cladding has been found on university accommodation blocks as fears grow that hundreds of thousands of people across the United Kingdom could be living in unsafe housing in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire, writes Lucy Pasha-Robinson for the Independent. More...

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Universities accused of ‘misleading’ Dáil committee

Senior officials from colleges including the University of Limerick, Dublin Institute of Technology and University College Cork have appeared before the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee to answer allegations over unauthorised severance packages, conflicts of interest and poor corporate governance, writes Carl O’Brien for The Irish Times. More...

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The digital future of European student cards

By Sven Engel. The vision of seamless access to student services as diverse as access to libraries, payment in student restaurants and cafeterias, use of local public transportation services or the digital transfer of records was at the centre of a recent European Student Card or ESC conference in Münster, Germany. More...

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11 juillet 2017

Central European University Will Remain in Budapest for 2017-18

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Central European University announced Tuesday that it will remain in Budapest for the 2017-18 academic year, amid hope that it will be able to do so for the long run as well. More...

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Too Close to an Oil Company?

HomeBy David Matthews for Times Higher Education. A leading Dutch business school is accused of giving influence over the curriculum and admissions to an oil company. More...

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07 juillet 2017

Universities face strikes as market revolution bites

Academics in Crewe are waiting in limbo. The campus, which is run by Manchester Metropolitan University, is the main centre for higher education in south Cheshire. But in February it was confirmed it would close in the summer of 2019, with 160 academic jobs at risk, and last week those academics were planning to stage a two-day walkout in protest. Welcome to life at the sharp end of the market revolution in English higher education, writes Rebecca Ratcliffe for the Guardian. More...

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