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The death of Hugo Chavez is unlikely to lead to much-needed changes within Venezuela's "isolationist" university system, a higher education expert has told an international conference.
Student accommodation provider UPP has launched its first bond, backed by the income from student residences at five universities.
Longer embargo periods of up to 24 months for green open access will only apply when universities' annual block grants for "gold" article fees have run out, Research Councils UK has confirmed.
David Willetts has criticised "curmudgeons" who call for the return of a binary divide between universities and polytechnics, while a Labour MP has said modern universities can teach older institutions a lesson.
International students add £120.3 million to the Sheffield economy each year, an in-depth analysis has concluded.
Six elite universities in the US and UK dominate Times Higher Education's 2013 World Reputation Rankings.
By Carl Straumsheim, for Inside Higher Ed
Ministers have written to Universities UK to urge the sector to waive the fees of Syrian students who have been impacted by the country's civil war.
The University of Central Lancashire has appointed Gerry Kelleher to become its vice-chancellor when it moves to a new corporate-style group structure later this year.
A writer on human behaviour has urged universities to encourage herd behaviour in their attempt to attract students rather than deploying rational argument.
Universities and schools should collaborate more on classroom techniques to drive up standards in teaching, according to a senior Labour peer.
The United Arab Emirates is now "deeply inimical" to university values, according to a lecturer from the London School of Economics and Political Science who was barred from entering the country.
Two planned strikes over compulsory redundancies and performance management at the University of Birmingham have been called off.
The vice-chancellor of Staffordshire University has been announced as the new chair of the Million+ group of post-1992 universities.
The number of visas issued to overseas students has fallen by a fifth although applications for university student visas have increased by 3 per cent, according to the latest figures from the Office of National Statistics.
Gove's former top civil servant criticises coalition's 'naive' emphasis on Russell Group
Institutions need not subject international students to biometric attendance monitoring, agency reveals
NUS finds ‘illegal’ pay conditions in some universities
But registrar insists management is on the right track
'Grade grubbing' may be on increase as student entitlement grows in high-fees era