Oman, Muscat

Yusra Mouzughi on the many dilemmas faced when recruiting staff to a brand-new university

Music, saxophone

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

Africa map globe

Baroness Amos and Toyin Saraki on why Soas is using its centenary to highlight the importance of leveraging female education to improve development

Labour placard

John Morgan looks at the political rewards and risks for Labour on student and sector funding

Parliament and Big Ben, London

Reaction as the HE and Research Bill ends its journey through Parliament


John Cater believes his Higher Education Policy Institute report offers some answers


A protest campaign in support of the Hungarian university is in full swing, explains Jan Kubik

The Duke of York’s support for London Met shows how the Royal Family can make a difference in higher education, says Jack Grove

Scholars with working-class backgrounds are ideally placed to change how academics are perceived, says Stefanie Stiles


Matthew Reisz reflects on what the two remaining presidential candidates might mean for higher education

South Sudan flag

Stranded abroad, South Sudan’s international students need help, writes Kuyok Abol Kuyok

Carnival atmosphere at the London March for Science as events take place across the world

Mortarboard of coins

Covering interview travel expenses creates financial hardships for early career academics, says Rachel Yoho

Theresa May, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

John Morgan looks at reports PM may ‘soften’ stance on students and net migration figures 

Theresa May entering 10 Downing Street, London

Some aspects of university reform – including parts of the TEF – could ‘turn to dust’, says Nick Hillman

John Morgan looks at how the HE Bill's future, the impact of Brexit and Labour's fee plans are all election issues for universities

Child with megaphone at Sydney Opera House

Sir Keith Burnett returns from Australia with some astute observations on two far-from-perfect higher education systems

Sir Anthony Seldon on why he chose to gather leaders from smaller colleges across the world to engage in 'deep-level' thinking

Jessa Rogers looks at the disappointing picture for Indigenous scholars in the academy

Gibraltar, the rock

University of Gibraltar vice-chancellor Daniella Tilbury reflects on how Brexit negotiations are awakening old insecurities