University funding/finances

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The Open University's vice-chancellor says now is the moment to turn around decline in part-time study

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UUK in search for ‘politically achievable’ solution given that end to free movement is ‘likely’

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

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David Teece on how universities can build ‘dynamic capabilities’ to unlock revenue – and stay true to their mission

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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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Number of students placed on results day drops 8 per cent year-on-year

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

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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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Knowledge exchange income is up to £4.2 billion, while university spin-offs and start-ups also posted strong growth

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

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Institutions warn of financial peril if increase is not permitted by ministers

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Ana Mari Cauce, who is Cuban-American and gay, aims to improve race and identity relations on campus


Don’t follow fashion when deciding how best to raise cash – consider all the options, says Marc Finer

Professor Calie Pistorius, University of Hull

Calie Pistorius, who has led the institution for just under a decade, is looking forward to his ‘next opportunity and role’

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Tuition rises have left middle classes ‘slammed’, and low African American enrolments can cause tensions, warns Gene Block

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Vice-chancellor predicts that sector’s ‘slightly snobbish’ attitude will be swiftly eroded

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Benefits of proposals for reducing the tax costs of sharing university equipment outweighed by legal and financial hurdles, according to N8 research group

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Fee rises confirmed today will have a negative effect on social mobility, writes Gordon Marsden

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Research league calls for funding decision makers to see UK partners as desirable

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