Students

Yale-NUS College sign

To effectively embed experiential learning, the whole university needs to buy into the idea, says Trisha Craig

Students at a protest against Brexit in front of the Houses of Parliament, June 2016

YouthSight poll also finds that nearly one in five student Brexit supporters would now change their vote

Small print

Three institutions agree to changes over fees, course costs and progression

Sign saying 'Your Opinion Counts'

'Arguments premised on consumerism are not likely to influence me' insists academic after students suggest staff should not express personal opinions

Justine Greening, education secretary

The new education secretary has much to get to grips with as she arrives at the Department for Education

Canadian sculpture

Thinktank advises universities to take advantage of UK’s ‘instability’ after EU referendum

Young boy leads caravan of Syrian refugees

Two recipients of a new initiative at Portsmouth Business School describe their experience of joining a UK university

Rolls of paper loaded at paper mill

Academics gave ghostwritten papers good marks in Australian study

Huge eyes peering through door windows

Some scholars claim plans are more about improving staff visibility to students than brightening corridors

Smiling man with banknotes stuffed in ears and hands

Offa concerned that institutions lack evidence for effectiveness of outlay on bursaries and fee waivers

'Boycott Israel' graffiti on Israeli separation wall

Jeremy Corbyn urged to investigate claims of abuse much more actively and openly

Keith Williams eulogises a colleague who always put his students first and ‘kept the flame of old-fashioned scholarly virtues burning’

Gender balance

Lawsuit against University of Cincinnati claims decision went against US gender discrimination laws. Maxine Joselow reports for Inside Higher Ed.

John Grattan running Ironman

Acting Aberystwyth vice-chancellor John Grattan is swimming 2.4 miles, cycling 112 miles, then running a marathon to raise money for the Student Hardship Fund

Woman using virtual reality headset

Alice Bonasio on why it is finally time for virtual learning, and how Second Life never really went away

Rio de Janeiro viewed from Vila Pereira da Silva favela, Brazil

Latin America needs a HE system that promotes equality across the region, says Carolina Guzmán-Valenzuela

Malia Bouattia, National Union of Students (NUS)

Malia Bouattia says she has ‘absolutely heard the arguments’ of students who voted to disaffiliate

Globe and UK flag

Referendum result is a ‘wake up call’ for UK universities on their relationship with the rest of Europe, conference hears                      

Behaviour like students avoiding eating before they drink to cut down on their calories may be more common than previously thought 

Woman climbing wall

Kent study says intense pressure on undergraduates to succeed may be damaging

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