Students

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Universities are failing to tackle rape culture on campus, students say
Sit-in protest over sexual misconduct at Warwick University enters its ninth week

Jessica Murray

16, May, 2021 @4:12 PM

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Helping pupils in England catch up on lost learning will cost £13.5bn – report
‘Significant investment’ beyond existing £1.7bn needed to deliver on PM’s promise that ‘no child is left behind’ after pandemic

Rachel Hall Education correspondent

13, May, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Campus free speech law in England ‘likely to have opposite effect’
Campaigners attack the proposals, saying they will further limit what is deemed acceptable speech

Richard Adams Education editor

12, May, 2021 @7:21 PM

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Drive for more student diversity paying off, says Oxford University
Institution doubles proportion of new students from disadvantaged backgrounds in five years

Rachel Hall

10, May, 2021 @11:01 PM

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All university students in England allowed to return from 17 May
PM confirms further reopening of campuses, although many teaching timetables will already have ended

Sally Weale Education correspondent

10, May, 2021 @4:00 PM

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‘This isn’t how my gap year was meant to be’: how Covid turned young people’s lives upside down
Some have missed out on adventure, others on university places – but as well as turmoil, the pandemic has thrown up some surprising consolations

Sally Williams

08, May, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Don’t underestimate the value of arts degrees | Letter
Letter: If funding for arts subjects is slashed, the country will not only be culturally poorer but will also lose skilled and highly motivated graduates, writes Martin Dove

Letters

07, May, 2021 @3:40 PM

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Plans for 50% funding cut to arts subjects at universities ‘catastrophic’
Artists and musicians speak out against proposal by education secretary and Office for Students

Lanre Bakare and Richard Adams

06, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Student Loans Company holds £18.3m in overpayments made since 2015
Nearly 60,000 former students are owed money including £2m in unnecessary payments made in 2019-20

Richard Adams Education editor

04, May, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Is it the end of history in universities?
Letters: Peter Purton urges academics to challenge the government’s views on the purpose of education. Plus letters from Jude Wilkinson, Geoff Timmins and Nigel Knowlman

Letters

03, May, 2021 @3:42 PM

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‘We are ecstatic!’: a taste of post-Covid freedom at Liverpool pilot gig
Event at Sefton Park attended by 5,000 people with no distancing or masks as part of research programme

Helen Pidd North of England editor

02, May, 2021 @6:09 PM

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Studying history should not be only for the elite, say academics
As two UK universities cut their courses, historians fear others could follow

Anna Fazackerley

01, May, 2021 @7:30 AM

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