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Ian Jacobs says visits by hundreds of thousands of international and lifelong learners on short courses will transform campus life

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The Harvard of Africa? A transcontinental university takes shape

Fred Swaniker, founder of the African Leadership University, outlines his vision for 21st-century higher education

The arts are not distant from the public good – they are the public good

On International Jazz Day, Mark Laver hits back at the US government’s views on arts education

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Academics who miss out on EU grants given 'seals of excellence'

Commission hopes awards will help researchers find other sources of funding

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Fred Swaniker, founder of the African Leadership University, outlines his vision for 21st-century higher education

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Ian Jacobs says visits by hundreds of thousands of international and lifelong learners on short courses will transform campus life

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Commission hopes awards will help researchers find other sources of funding

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Medical charity sets out demands to allow it to invest ‘confidently’

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Indiana public higher education institution eyes for-profit online provider’s technological expertise

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A lung cancer research project involving more than 200 academics presents many challenges
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Bill to further market approach in England backed by MPs and Lords

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Michael Ignatieff says commitment to migrants exacerbated conflict with Hungarian government
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Conservative peer attacks ‘brightest and best’ language used by ministers

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Warnings that US and Australian policies threaten academic and student movement
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Survey of would-be undergraduates finds teaching quality is the most important factor in decision-making
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Two academics explain how to beat some of the typical anxieties associated with a doctoral degree

Researcher talks of anger over job loss caused by federal hiring freeze

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