University funding/finances

France and Britain

University of Paris Seine offers UK institutions chance to create a base in France

Construction

Universities Australia warns government against scrapping Education Investment Fund

money, cash

Adrian Furnham makes his case for a discerning approach to philanthropy

Airbus aircraft landing gear is tested at the Airbus aircraft manufacturer's Filton site

UK ‘naive’ to think that it could replace academic links with European industry with those from elsewhere

Investing in UK science may be cheaper after Brexit but the true cost to innovation system remains to be seen, says Holly Else

Novo Nordisk to invest £115 million in University of Oxford centre despite Brexit

Competitors tumble down Coopers Hill in pursuit of a round Double Gloucester cheese during an annual cheese rolling competition

Ucas January deadline figures show 5% fall across all students

Trolley

FT commentator gives damning verdict on what he describes as ‘government takeover of university sector’

Universities’ records on admissions for different ethnic and social groups also highlighted

Rafael Reif, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

But L. Rafael Reif admits the university may have to look for alternative funding sources and new ways to ‘stay connected’ to world 

University of Guelph
Universities under pressure to show value and demand for master’s and PhDs
People walking through snow

Scholars fear reputation of country’s higher education sector will be damaged as evidence of brain drain mounts 

A young couple painted as EU flags protest on outside Downing Street against the United Kingdom's decision to leave the EU following the referendum

Capital’s institutions have highest reliance on European students, THE analysis of latest Hesa data finds

Colourful world map
Number of first-year students from India, Saudi Arabia and Nigeria all down
University of Bath campus

University of Bath’s Glynis Breakwell and other vice-chancellors are facing criticism from staff and students over pay increases

Hand holding growing pile of money (economic growth)

Research shows that international student enrolment has risen as US state university funding has declined

Tuition fees piggy bank

New president boosts education budget so students do not have to pay

Tuition fee hike

NUS calls on ministers to restructure higher education funding overall rather than uncap fees for accelerated courses

Giant statue stands over crowd

Average cost of remunerating v-cs in group rose by 6 per cent last year but salaries still lag those in top US and Australian universities

UCU dispute board

Although remuneration slipped off the top of the agenda at UK universities last year, generous salary rises for v-cs will not be overlooked, says Jack Grove