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ONS figures will raise fears of further drop in non-EU student enrolment

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Democratic nominee's policy leaves 'broken' system intact, experts fear

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Treating students as consumers has precipitated a rush to the bottom to give them exactly what they want, says John Warren

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Jack Grove learns how sites have been reinvented for the 24/7 digital age, while Donald Brown reflects on the role libraries played in his journey from the Mississippi Delta to Oxford

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Walking supervision sessions around Birmingham and pub-based academic chats have won praise from PhD candidates

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Senior management do not recognise support staff’s pivotal role in achieving positive student outcomes, administrators say

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Maxine Joselow, for Inside Higher Ed, looks at two colleges that are going for tiny living in terms of student accommodation 

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New book makes the case for academics to be far more open to the perspectives of others

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Group of Eight also warns of ‘policy drift’ and ‘risk to a major export industry’

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The University of Exeter has confirmed that fees will go up with inflation for current students, and Sorana Vieru is not impressed

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Sir Steve Smith says it would be ‘odd’ to charge some Exeter cohorts less than others

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Despite many advances, online programmes suffer from technical faults and a dispiriting lack of interaction, as two scholars found

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Post-Brexit, will EU students still see English HE as value for money, and what are the pros and cons of charging them international fees?

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V-c says overseas students feel UK is ‘diminished country’ post-referendum

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Results of NUS survey appear to reflect university leavers’ experience in job market

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Compared with 20 years ago, young graduates face a much greater struggle buying flats, which some fear could stall social mobility

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As institutions battle crippling deficits, there are hard and volatile times ahead, writes Martin Hall 

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Bugewa Apampa becomes one of just 18 black women with UK professorships

Advert placed by students at Pitzer College leads to national discussion on racial mixes in accommodation 

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UK should introduce ‘much tighter regulations’ on private colleges, say CGHE researchers