THE podcast: 25 June - 1 July 2015 issue review

This week's issue discussed by the Times Higher Education team

June 25, 2015
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The future for higher education unions, academics who befriend their students on Facebook, and the possible return of the polytechnics are all discussed in this week's issue review.

Chris Parr is joined by reporters Chris Havergal and jack Grove, and news editor Simon Baker.

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