Academic & University News | Times Higher Education (THE)

Link through to the new THE Student platform

Link through to the new THE Student platform


Are you ready for the return to in-person teaching?

A new term is beginning in the northern hemisphere, and many campuses are reopening. But are academics relishing a return to relative normality or fearful of unvaccinated students? And what has the Covid experience taught them about their approach to teaching? Six scholars offer their perspectives


16 September

As an international review of the UK’s REF begins even before the assessment panels have done their work, has the exercise’s reliance on rereading published papers finally had its day? Might it be time for metrics? Or something else entirely? Jack Grove looks around the world for options  

Featured jobs

Resource Planner

Bpp University

Student Hub Coordinator

University Of Southampton

Training Hub Researcher

Cranfield University

Programme Support Officer

Bpp University

Editor's pick

Block grants need to be divided up, but UK research quality does not depend on a regular national audit

The Iranian-American academic, who explores the experience of life split between two cultures in Hyphen, on the politics of punctuation


    Emerging Economies Summit

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Inspiring transformation

    This summit will bring together leaders from across the world to set the agenda for the future of higher education in emerging economies. It will also feature the exclusive launch and analysis of the THE Emerging Economies University Rankings 2022.

    In Partnership with

    Leadership & Management Summit

    Restore, reset, rebuild

    The pandemic has forced university leadership to address long-standing issues in their management and structures. This online summit will challenge the current practices of university leadership, and will feature the reveal of the THE World Reputation Rankings 2021.

    In Partnership with

    Teaching Excellence Summit

    Tianjin, China

    Building knowledge, transforming skills

    To raise teaching standards in China and beyond, this summit will explore the latest innovative methods and best teaching practices from around the globe, as well as the crucial role that universities play in preparing graduates for the fourth industrial revolution.

    In Partnership with