buried in coins

Oxford and Cambridge maintain dominance as total number of donors falls

Steve Keen, Kingston University

Steve Keen laments loss of ‘time and freedom’ for universities’ ‘original thinkers’

money, cash

Adrian Furnham makes his case for a discerning approach to philanthropy

Donation money jar

Study shows that a quarter of UK alumni under 30 have donated to their university

Lima, Peru

Business asked to help improve infrastructure and teaching in Peru's universities

University senate opposes terms of proposed $10 million deal with businessmen to set up centre for the study of free enterprise

A man phones in front of portraits of the Salvador Dali (L) and Vincent Van Gogh (R)

Experts tell THE summit that Zuckerberg-Chan gift illustrates changing nature of philanthropy

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The good, the bad and the offbeat: the academy through the lens of the world’s media

Personal connection with students

New research shows the importance of fostering a ‘personal connection’ with students

Oxford college

The Atlantic Philanthropies gives £75 million to Rhodes Trust and £64.4 million for LSE inequality research

Cash transaction

University fundraising in Australia needs to catch up with the UK, says Nick Blinco

Money collapsing

Tuition fee income increases sharply as funding council cash declines, latest sector-level data shows

Row of increasing-sized pink piggy banks

Ross-CASE report finds that four-fifths of philanthropic donors to universities are alumni

A keyboard with a 'donate' key

Richard Budd mulls the logic of giving money to your alma mater

A girl wearing a backpack with a smiley face on it

Universities are beginning to explore using a new set of social media apps as students give up on Facebook and Twitter

A charity collector standing outside a shop

Negative stories including collapse of Kids Company appear to be making the public more wary of major research funders

Hugo Sonnenschein, University of Chicago

Philanthropic donations to universities seen in the US can be replicated in Europe and the Middle East, argues former University of Chicago president Hugo Sonnenschein

Bunk bed at university

Plan to rent university estate via travel app seen as solution to higher education funding worries

Wendy Piatt, Russell Group

Elite universities are unhappy that new rules targeting charities and big business will hit institutions hard, says Wendy Piatt

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