Universities

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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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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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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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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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Warnings of mental health crisis among ‘Covid generation’ of students
Pandemic has had lasting impact on students’ wellbeing and problem is getting worse, say UK experts

Rachel Hall

27, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Philip Pullman leads outcry after Sheffield Hallam withdraws English lit degree
Study of literature should not be a ‘luxury for a wealthy minority of spoilt aesthetes’, author says

Sally Weale Education correspondent

27, Jun, 2022 @7:04 PM

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University College London generates £10bn a year for UK, says report
UCL’s research, knowledge and support for business startups provides boost ‘equal to holding Olympics every year’

Richard Adams Education editor

26, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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University staff who can’t afford to eat ask for campus food banks
Young academics and support workers are on the breadline as the cost of living crisis bites

Anna Fazackerley

26, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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