Universities

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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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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

Letters

29, Nov, 2021 @4:31 PM

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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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Post-Brexit scheme to lure Nobel winners to UK fails to attract single applicant
Programme to allow those with prestigious global prizes to get fast-track visas dismissed as ‘elitist’ and a ‘joke’

Kevin Rawlinson

23, Nov, 2021 @12:04 PM

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UK universities and colleges face three days of strikes in December
Staff at 58 institutions voted to strike over pay and conditions and to stop cuts to pensions

Richard Adams Education editor

16, Nov, 2021 @5:51 PM

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BTec cull could deter working-class students from nursing, universities fear
Professions struggling with staff shortages may suffer if BTec funding withdrawn, say vice-chancellors

Anna Fazackerley

13, Nov, 2021 @8:30 AM

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UK adviser on ministers’ interests faces pressure over own financial interests
Exclusive: academics call on Christopher Geidt to step aside from role as chair of a London university

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

12, Nov, 2021 @2:18 PM

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Wherever She Wanders review – bold new Australian play about rape culture on campus
Griffin theatre, Sydney
Set in one of Australia’s oldest university colleges, playwright Kendall Feaver proffers big ideas and prowling debates – with no easy answers

Cassie Tongue

12, Nov, 2021 @2:07 AM

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Disadvantaged graduates earn half as much as privileged peers in first job
Survey shows students from poorer backgrounds apply for fewer roles and lack connections to find top jobs

Rachel Hall

12, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Nine in 10 university students in England have had at least one Covid jab, study suggests
More than 90% also say they would test if they had symptoms, but poll finds mental health has deteriorated

Sally Weale Education correspondent

10, Nov, 2021 @2:42 PM

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Cutting tuition fees in England wouldn’t be good news for universities – or students | Lorna Finlayson
Without overhauling the market-driven system, reducing high fees will only benefit the government, says lecturer Lorna Finlayson

Lorna Finlayson

08, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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