UK and European universities slip in global reputation rankings
07 March 2014
Australia, the UK and mainland Europe are the losers in the latest Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings, beaten by a consolidation of strength in the US and the sustained performance of leading Asian universities.
Snowden elected as rector for Glasgow University
19 February 2014
NSA whistleblower, Edward Snowden has been elected to serve as Glasgow University rector after winning the student vote by an overwhelming majority.
English university budgets slashed, and vice chancellors "rebuked" over their pay
18 February 2014
Universities and other higher education institutions in England face further heavy cuts in their direct support from the UK government.
Unconditional offers – what should UCAS applicants do?
02 February 2014
There has been an increase in the number of UCAS applicants receiving unconditional (U) offers before receiving their final A level results. At least ten UK universities have informed applicants that their offer is unconditional, not dependent on their A level grades.
University applications on the rise
31 January 2014
The number of university applications submitted in time for the ‘equal consideration deadline’ has seen an increase on last year’s figures, with the proportion of 18-year-olds applying reaching an unprecedented high.
Concern over continuing decline of part-time students
22 January 2014
The Office for Fair Access (OFFA) has warned of potential economic repercussions from the persistent decline in the number of part-time students.
UCAS changes time of application deadline
07 January 2014
Important notice for students applying in the 2014 cycle.
Huw Kingston, son of the Complete University Guide's Chairman to take on 15,000km ride, hike, kayak and ski expedition around the Mediterranean for Save the Children
20 December 2013
When Huw Kingston sets off from Anzac Cove in Gallipoli on his 15,000km, 12 month circumnavigation of the Mediterranean Sea, he will do so with one goal in mind – to raise as much funds as possible for vulnerable children all over the world through Save the Children.
Web data analysis claims UK leads in bid to boost international students
16 December 2013
Leading British universities are well placed to benefit from the continuing increase in international higher education, according to an analysis of internet searches over the past three years.
Visa "reforms" will hit universities, UK think tank warns
02 December 2013
A report from an influential but left-leaning UK think tank accuses the Government of getting its migration policy wrong by focusing on controls on international students, and warns that it risks damaging the long term interests of UK higher education.