Just like magic

November 14, 1997

Fortunately, Blunkett will always have his natural sense of humour to sweeten any bitter little political pills he may prescribe.

At the Association of Colleges conference in Harrogate he announced a couple of college awards. Lo and behold the winner of the first category was Barnsley College, where Blunkett used to teach. "This has nothing to do with me receiving any money, you know," he quipped. "In fact, come to think of it, I didn't get that much money when I was teaching there." Barnsley lecturers may think this last comment has a strangely contemporary ring to it.

Please login or register to read this article.

Register to continue

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary.

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments