rules, break, law

A teaching collaboration between two very different institutions worked better than either could have hoped, write John Simon and Thomas Schutte

Businessman showing the zero tolerance red card

UUK report brings together best practice for combating abusive behaviour

The week in higher education cartoon (20 October 2016)

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

Female prisoners sitting in court room

Advocates for using education to help former inmates get their lives back on track say that current policies are deterring applications

Many graduates would also have chosen a different subject or institution in hindsight, study reveals

Student using ATM cash point machine

Study of 36,000 undergraduates identifies positive relationship between financial aid, retention and attainment

baby at university

Students are too often micromanaged and policed while on campus, and it needs to stop, writes Frank Furedi

Pedestrian walks past 'GREAT' campaign posters

Government spends £4m advertising to overseas students at the same time as visa action pledged on ‘lower-quality’ courses

University of California, Berkeley

Even the best rankings cannot fully convey the valuable mission of America’s Land-Grant universities, says Stephen Joel Trachtenberg

Book covered with Brazilian flag

The South American country is failing to retain enough of its students, a government survey has found

Duke University sports fans painted blue

When it comes to student engagement, US institutions in the research elite typically have a lot of ground to make up

Burning tyre

Vice-chancellor warns of ‘lost generation’ if classes do not resume soon

EU flag London

Current funding and fee levels apply for duration of 2017-18 courses even if UK leaves EU

Students working on group project

Report also suggests that institutions develop 'more sophisticated' financial arrangements

Clown shoes

Campus police left in position of trying to reassure students while not adding to febrile atmosphere

Elly Walton illustration (6 October 2016)

We need a cultural shift in how we provide comments on student work, say Naomi Winstone and Robert Nash

Heads with lightbulb brains (illustration)

Universities in Pakistan and across the developing world should help spread the light of learning, say Abdur Rehman Cheema and Mehvish Riaz

Person waving at reflection in street puddle

As the US’ ‘dumpster fire’ of a presidential election looms, it is more important than ever that students engage with other perspectives and acknowledge that their views aren’t universal, says Maximillian Alvarez

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn on stage at conference

Corbyn-sceptic calls free education ‘enormously expensive’, but backers see it as clear and popular

Home secretary says government will support 'best' universities