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John Cater considers the long-term impact of the loans the Class of 2012 is now starting to repay
Schools and universities are increasingly looking at how improving personalities can boost social mobility. But in doing so, they may be forced to choose between teaching what is helpful, and what is true, says David Matthews
There’s a tension between Germany’s desire to be in the global elite of higher education while remaining egalitarian. John Morgan reports
Sutton Trust report warns that finding is ‘cause for concern’
But the vice-chancellor of the University of Ghana says academics must still 'push' for recognition
The good, the bad and the offbeat: the academy through the lens of the world's media
Well-targeted mental health support can help students stay on track in an uncapped sector, says David Laws
Richard Budd mulls the logic of giving money to your alma mater
Study by the Complete University Guide shows that the effectiveness of institutions in resolving complaints varies widely
Is the National Union of Students too concerned with discrimination and political correctness or is it right to ignore its critics, asks Jack Grove
Vice-president Sorana Vieru says the NUS is ready for further criticism after Prevent critic Malia Bouattia was voted in as president
Paper finds that UK sandwich course students ‘outshine’ their overseas counterparts in the final year of university
Rima Amin considers the challenges for students’ union officers in the light of the NUS vote to boycott the National Student Survey
A recipient of the Institute of International Education’s Syrian scholarship fund describes her experience at a US university
Hepi report calls for levy to extend to employer-sponsored degrees, or firms will likely pull out of funding such courses
Investing in the education of millions of young people can help defuse a security time bomb, argue Faisal Abbas and Abdur Rehman Cheema
What insults have people used to disparage intellectuals over the past century?
High-profile critic of Prevent has attracted criticism from Jewish student societies over her comments on Israel-Palestine conflict
An idea formed in a Dublin bar could help Oxford in its ambition to act with greater ‘agility and generosity’, says principal of Lady Margaret Hall
Sung-Mo Kang says the university has increased its support to international staff and students but it is still difficult to recruit from overseas