Higher education

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UK graduate students call for more support as cost of living crisis bites
Graduates say this year’s 2.9% rise in student stipends is insufficient and could push them into poverty

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

03, Jul, 2022 @10:33 AM

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Tory contempt for the arts means we face a second dark age | Stewart Lee
Proposed cuts to English lit courses are symptomatic of the Conservatives’ ignorance of culture and disregard for ordinary people’s access to it

Stewart Lee

03, Jul, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Human traffickers ‘using UK universities as cover’
Overseas students have vanished from courses and then been found working in exploitative conditions

Shanti Das

03, Jul, 2022 @8:00 AM

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A nose for history: academics recreate lost smells from the past
Researchers from the UK and EU are recreating odours as part of the Odeuropa project, using algorithms and drawing on visual and written evidence

Vanessa Thorpe

02, Jul, 2022 @2:23 PM

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Where will future Tracey Beakers go after arts and humanities courses are axed? | Letters
Letters: Tim Atkins derides the cultural and human vandalism in higher education, and Susan Anderson defends the choices made at Sheffield Hallam University

Letters

01, Jul, 2022 @4:48 PM

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‘It will always have value’: readers on whether English lit is worthwhile
Graduates respond to the scrapping of Sheffield Hallam’s degree and the decision to defund ‘low-value’ courses

Jedidajah Otte and Guardian readers

01, Jul, 2022 @10:03 AM

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Universities to defy government pressure to ditch race equality group
‘Line has been crossed’ say English universities, after request to drop scheme identifying barriers to ethnic minority students

Richard Adams Education editor

30, Jun, 2022 @8:09 PM

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Ian Law obituary
Other lives: Sociology academic who helped universities to start acknowledging their part in slavery and colonialism

Seb Law

30, Jun, 2022 @4:16 PM

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Study suggests existence of up to 2.1m ancient and veteran trees in England
Researchers find there could be many more ancient trees than previously recorded, amid calls for better protections

Helena Horton and Patrick Barkham

30, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Oxford university urged to reject donation from Russian-British businessman
Ministers have imposed sanctions on Said Gutseriev, who donated £2.6m to university in 2019

Jasper Jolly

30, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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The Guardian view on the arts and humanities: under threat on campus | Editorial
Editorial: The decision by Sheffield Hallam University to drop its standalone English literature course must be a wake-up call

Editorial

29, Jun, 2022 @5:41 PM

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UK universities warn tuition fee crisis could mean home student cutbacks
Fears some institutions may recruit mainly international students – whose fees are not capped

Anna Fazackerley

29, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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