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UK universities told to show ambition in graduate job targets
Threat of sanctions if they fail to reduce dropout rates and set adequate goals for helping students into work

Richard Adams Education editor

24, Nov, 2021 @5:16 PM

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England’s most prestigious universities failing to boost social mobility, IFS finds
Research comes as government details measures that compel universities to do more to help graduates

Richard Adams, Education editor

24, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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'Digital poverty' could lead to lost generation of university students, vice-chancellors say
Higher education bodies write to Gavin Williamson saying little has been done to help disadvantaged students access remote learning

Richard Adams Education editor

18, Jan, 2021 @12:00 AM

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Proportion of black school leavers going to university in England falls
Latest figures show first drop in a decade of university enrolment among black British students

Richard Adams and Rachel Hall

30, Jul, 2020 @4:43 PM

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Minister lambasts English universities for letting down students
Speech by Michelle Donelan signals a rebalancing of tertiary education away from HE sector

Richard Adams Education editor

01, Jul, 2020 @4:56 PM

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UK universities face pressure to reform admissions process
Exclusive: minority candidates complain of poor careers advice and time-consuming process

Richard Adams Education editor

17, Feb, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Oxford Brookes doing worse than University of Oxford on state school admissions
Figures reveal Oxford Brookes admitted higher proportion of privately educated students than most UK institutions

Richard Adams Education editor

13, Feb, 2020 @3:03 PM

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How we gave Oxford University applicants a level playing field
After years of criticism for low intake of ethnic minority and state school students, the university has achieved a dramatic turnaround

Marchella Ward

19, Jan, 2020 @6:16 AM

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US entrepreneur sets up Oxford scholarship for black UK students
Arlan Hamilton grant to cover costs for undergraduates from disadvantaged backgrounds

Richard Adams Education editor

03, Dec, 2019 @7:16 PM

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‘Your disability isn’t a barrier’: what it's like to go to uni as a disabled person
Universities are improving accessibility, but people with disabilities and special educational needs are still far less likely to enrol

Naomi Larsson

10, Aug, 2019 @8:30 AM

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Scotland’s universities to offer guaranteed places to care leavers
Policy aims to enable more students who are or have been in care to go to university

Richard Adams Education editor

24, Jul, 2019 @11:01 PM

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Want black students to feel at home? Don't ignore the little things
The food in halls or number of local afro hairdressers may sound trivial, but small details shape the student experience

Alex Mistlin

21, May, 2019 @11:20 AM

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