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A radical new direction for the NUS?

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The logic of a radical vision for democratic education is winning students over, writes James Elliott.

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Time for universities to reveal secret details of vice-chancellor pay increases

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Vice-chancellors’ eye-watering rises are cloaked in secrecy.

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All parties must spell out how we will deliver world class education

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While many other countries, including the emerging economies, recognise the value of investing more in public education, the UK is in danger of falling behind.

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John Denham is right about two things

John Denham is right about two things: we need more diverse higher education provision and we need to reassess the value for money of higher education.

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Labour’s higher education plans fall short of a first

Refusing to do away with loans and pussyfooting around business contributions are not the ingredients for a winning Higher Education system.

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London Met matters

TweetJill Rutter writes on migration issues and from 2001-2006 was a senior lecturer in education at London Metropolitan University On Friday 21st September lawyers representing London Metropolitan University will challenge the decision of the UK Border Agency to revoke its Highly Trusted Sponsor. This decision prevented it from recruiting students from outside the European Union […]

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Putting an individual through university generates £227k for the economy

The government needs to recognise the economic returns from investing in A-levels and degree courses, writes UCU general secretary Sally Hunt.

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Subject choice plummets across the UK as the government fails universities

Sally Hunt shows the extent to which subject choice has shrunk in the UK as a result of government policy and rhetoric on HE.

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The shocking effect of Gove’s EMA axe: Youngsters skipping food to get to college

Young people are having to choose whether to eat or travel to college thanks to the government’s “disastrous” decision to axe education maintenance allowance.

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University applications down nine per cent, more for mature students

Sally Hunt examines UCAS’s latest round of figures for university applications, and asks what they mean for the future of British higher education

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