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More can be done in the UK to encourage study abroad, but the anglophone world may continue to attract the lion’s share, says David Willetts

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A rapidly changing higher education sector is urged to ask who benefits from reforms

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Good managers will digest the full spectrum of responses in our workplace survey to protect the system’s creative heartbeat

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Institutions must resist the state’s ‘efficiency’ drive while relying less on its funding. Big business could help, argues Kevin Rafferty

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Good managers will digest the full spectrum of responses in our workplace survey to protect the system’s creative heartbeat

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The official weekly newsletter of the University of Poppleton. Finem respice!

From Where I Sit

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Brian Bloch considers the attacks against two Humboldt University scholars in the internet age

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A recent report shows the potential for learning analytics in higher education, says Jisc chief executive Paul Feldman

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Alison Baverstock, director of The KU Big Read, offers a dozen tips for anyone trying to engage a whole university community

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Higher education is booming in parts of the world without a long history of university research and teaching – but development must be sustainable

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Does the fall in UK applicants revealed this week spell trouble for universities, asks Jack Grove

Columnists

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The American system isn’t ideal but it beats the UK’s, says Felipe Fernández-Armesto

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Being head of undergraduate studies was an eye-opener for Stephen Curry

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Shahidha Bari on academics’ strange relationship with the idea of failure

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Older academics need to make room for the young, says Sally Feldman

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The latest edition of Times Higher Education discussed by our editorial team