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Inside Higher Ed: Liberal Arts Go Dutch

Mon, 02/11/2013 - 01:00

By Elizabeth Redden, for Inside Higher Ed

EU research budget proposals welcomed

Mon, 02/11/2013 - 01:00

The next European Union research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020, has been allocated a budget of almost €71 billion (£60.4 billion) in an agreement reached on 8 February.

Part-time students 'enjoy job stability', says report

Mon, 02/11/2013 - 01:00

Part-time students enjoy a high level of job stability, with four out of five working throughout their studies and still in employment two years after graduation, a new report says.

Student careers advice needed early, says NUS head

Sun, 02/10/2013 - 01:00

Students should receive careers advice and support at the start of their studies, rather than towards the end of their time at university, the chief executive of the National Union of Students has argued.

Moocs credit given the green light

Sat, 02/09/2013 - 01:00

Five massive open online courses, or Moocs, have been recommended for credit by the American Council on Education, meaning students who complete the courses could potentially use their experience as currency towards a college degree.

Gove's climbdown welcomed by arts colleges

Fri, 02/08/2013 - 01:00

One of the most strident critics of the government's plan to introduce baccalaureate-style examinations to replace GCSEs has welcomed the decision by Michael Gove to abandon the plan.

Sussex occupation follows outsourcing protest

Fri, 02/08/2013 - 01:00

A campaign group calling itself Sussex Against Privatisation has occupied a floor of the Bramber House conference centre at the University of Sussex.

University funding per student 'on the rise', says Hefce

Fri, 02/08/2013 - 01:00

England's funding council has unveiled the sector's total funding for 2013-14, stating that funding per student is on the rise under the new system of higher fees.

University student marketing spend up 22%

Thu, 02/07/2013 - 01:00

‘Neurotic’ sector plays ‘zero-sum game’ despite cap on numbers. David Matthews reports

UCU leaders back austerity plan

Thu, 02/07/2013 - 01:00

Staff costs may be slashed to plug budget hole

'Postgraduate premium' fuels vicious cycle of social inequality

Thu, 02/07/2013 - 01:00

Wage boost from master's degrees is increasing, a Sutton Trust report says

This worthwhile piece on shit

Thu, 02/07/2013 - 01:00

Swiss paper's provocative title draws attention to neglected tropical disease. Paul Jump reports

Appraisal a risky business as QAA moots changes

Thu, 02/07/2013 - 01:00

Critics claim agency plans will bring in 'light touch' regulation by the back door. Jack Grove reports

Promises, promises: main parties start to look to 2015

Thu, 02/07/2013 - 01:00

Battle of the manifestos will likely centre around 'freeing the universities', fees and graduate tax. John Morgan reports

RCUK takes open-access green targets off fast track

Thu, 02/07/2013 - 01:00

Policy continues to worry academics despite research councils' concession. Paul Jump writes

High price of gold: How early career researchers will suffer

Thu, 02/07/2013 - 01:00

Early career researchers and other "poor" academics may be disadvantaged under the gold model of open access, evidence submitted to the Lords Science and Technology Committee has suggested.

Naked lecturer looks for nude truth

Thu, 02/07/2013 - 01:00

Daniel Ploeger provokes minds through ‘body beautiful’. Matthew Reisz reports

Students burned on re-entry to high fees world

Thu, 02/07/2013 - 01:00

Costs of failure increase for first years

Obama: you must listen to this man

Thu, 02/07/2013 - 01:00

Leeds scholar's calls for Cambodian reform backed by US president. Matthew Reisz writes

Universities pull out of EU's 'unjustifiable' U-Multirank

Thu, 02/07/2013 - 01:00

A group representing some of Europe's leading universities has withdrawn its support for a new ranking system funded by the European Union, warning that it could pose "a serious threat" to higher education.

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