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.
Paris beats London for second year running in student city stakes
26 November 2013
High tuition costs and its cost of living have cost London top place in the QS Best Student City Index for the second year in a row, while North American cities fare less well than Europe, the Far East and Australia.
NCTJ launches campaign to promote accredited journalism courses
21 November 2013
The NCTJ is investing in its most extensive promotional campaign yet to promote NCTJ-accredited courses to potential students and careers advisers.
200,000 students sign on to MOOC at London University
08 November 2013
The University of London International Programmes has published details of the take-up of their first series of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).
University strike expected to go ahead
30 October 2013
University staff are expected to go on strike tomorrow (31/10/13) despite last minute talks with employers.
Bridging the Skills Gap
15 October 2013
An MBA can give managers and leaders the skills and capabilities to act responsibly in a complex and connected world.
Risk of university failures demands insurance scheme, Higher Education Commission says
11 October 2013
Students at universities at greater risk of institutional failures in the post-White Paper higher education market need an insurance scheme to protect them from the consequences, the Higher Education Commission said this week.
United Kingdom and United States domination of global university league tables continues to be eroded
03 October 2013
The erosion of United Kingdom and United States domination of global university league tables continues, according to analysts reviewing the 2013/14 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, out this week (3 October 2013).
Top universities shun part time students
03 October 2013
England’s elite universities are tending to back away from part-time degree courses in favour of the high-achieving full-time students they can recruit outside controls on numbers, a report from the authoritative Higher Education Policy Institute concludes in a report published on Thursday 3 October 2013.
Cambridge back at the top in new-look league table
23 September 2013
Cambridge University is back at the top of the third of the league tables to be published this year.