Higher education

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A decade of marketisation has left lecturers with no choice but to strike | Jacob Mukherjee
The shake-up of universities has led to lower pensions, job insecurity and cuts to courses, says Goldsmiths lecturer Jacob Mukherjee

Jacob Mukherjee

04, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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On the picket line at Leeds University: ‘I will strike for as long as it takes’
Academics share stories of job insecurity and poor working conditions on first day of industrial action

Weronika Strzyżyńska

01, Dec, 2021 @8:08 PM

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Refund students hit by English university strikes, says watchdog
Three-day walkout begins at 58 institutions over pensions, pay and working conditions

Richard Adams Education editor

01, Dec, 2021 @1:01 PM

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UK universities hit by strike action over pay and pensions
Latest round in bitter dispute will affect campuses across England, Scotland and Northern Ireland

Richard Adams Education editor

30, Nov, 2021 @6:30 PM

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‘How dictatorship works’: Hungarian academic quits in censorship row
Andrea Pető was asked to withdraw criticism that a Europe-wide standards group had failed to confront illiberalism in Hungary and Poland

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

30, Nov, 2021 @11:40 AM

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There’s more to a degree than earning potential | Letters
Letters: Measuring student outcomes by graduate salaries is to know the price of everything and value of nothing, says one reader, while Dr Steven Gascoigne calls for recognition of the role of adult education


29, Nov, 2021 @4:31 PM

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English universities risk breaking law over offer withdrawals, say ministers
Regulators push universities to remove oversubscription loopholes after surge in higher A-level grades

Richard Adams Education editor

29, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Buildings this good should be available everywhere: Oxford unveils two new quads
From its big, sheltering roof to its little desk windows, Alison Brooks’s new quad for Exeter College is a tour de force that puts people first

Rowan Moore

28, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Sleeping rough was a rare sight in the 1970s
Letters: Rabbi Margaret Jacobi recalls a decade when street beggars weren’t part of our society, while Rita Gallard and John Parkin reflect on the 70s housing market and the Austin Allegro


26, Nov, 2021 @5:48 PM

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UK students: share your experiences of the Turing scheme
We would like to hear about students’ experiences of the foreign study scheme, which replaced the Erasmus scheme after Brexit

Guardian community team

25, Nov, 2021 @6:01 PM

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Sir Eric Ash obituary
Leading figure in the field of electrical engineering whose work played a huge role in modern electronics

Polina Bayvel and Simon Bennett

25, Nov, 2021 @5:04 PM

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Largest debt amassed by student in England is £189,700
Student Loan Company reveals ‘exceptional case’ after Freedom of Information request

Rachel Hall

25, Nov, 2021 @8:19 AM

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