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    1. June 24, 2016

      In Brexit Britain, the Ins and Outs are strangers to each other

      “Is it worth risking the next generation’s future?” asked George Fuller, a politically engaged 17-year-old from...

    2. June 23, 2016

      University challenge: the race for money, students and status

      A camera sweeps over a landscape of lush green forests and sparkling rivers. “I could have studied anywhere in the...

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      From calls for road and rail improvements to cruise liner stop-overs, and from the lu...
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    1. June 23, 2016

      Offices face new drive on political correctness

      Last week, the president of DePaul University in Chicago resigned under circumstances becoming increasingly familiar....

    2. June 20, 2016

      The Fintech Awards judging panel

      Eileen Burbidge Partner, Passion Capital Eileen Burbidge is a partner at Passion Capital, the early-stage technology...

    3. June 17, 2016

      Cambridge blacklists coal and tar sands companies

      The University of Cambridge has blacklisted investments in coal and tar sands companies after facing pressure from...

    4. June 17, 2016

      Orgreave revisited

      When Norman Strike was a coal miner, his surname was apposite. In 1983, at the age of 32, Strike stood for election as...

    5. June 17, 2016

      Foreseeing a gloomy post-Brexit future for my family

      It is April 2018, and Britain feels much as it did in 1993: divided, embittered, shrinking and increasingly irrelevant....

    6. June 15, 2016

      London Business School raises £125m in first fundraising

      London Business School has raised £125m in its first major fundraising since it was founded 50 years ago. LBS, which...

    7. June 13, 2016

      Consultancies bypass Oxbridge in search of digital skills

      Management consultancies are increasingly bypassing the universities of Cambridge and Oxford as they compete for...

    8. June 12, 2016

      UK loses grip on non-European business graduates

      The UK is failing to retain highly skilled foreign graduates from its own business schools, the Financial Times...

    9. June 10, 2016

      £1.25bn expansion leaves UCL straining at the edges

      An ambitious £1.25bn expansion plan has strained the cash flow of University College London, one of the UK’s most...

    10. June 10, 2016

      British universities face some taxing times

      That UCL, one of the most prestigious universities in the UK, is in financial difficulties due to ambitious expansion...

    11. June 10, 2016

      Warning over UCL finances after rapid expansion

      University College London is in a “barely financially sustainable position”, according to its provost, Michael Arthur....

    12. June 9, 2016

      China’s $10bn propaganda push spreads Down Under

      When Liu Qibao, China’s propaganda minister, visited Sydney last month and signed a raft of deals with Australia’s top...

    13. June 9, 2016

      Oxbridge holds admissions steady as others expand

      The number of undergraduate students taken on by the universities of Oxford and Cambridge has barely changed in the...

    14. May 30, 2016

      Tighter UK rules cut number of student visa applications

      Long-term immigration into the UK by people wishing to study in the country has fallen to its lowest level since 2007,...

    15. May 30, 2016

      Rhodes Trust tries to reach out beyond empire

      The young Rhodes scholar pushing his bicycle along the Broad is one of several dozen young people chosen every year for...

    16. May 29, 2016

      Open University changes direction to align more with business

      Steve Hill was an assistant bank manager for NatWest, in the UK, when he was told by his employer that he would need to...

    17. May 27, 2016

      Agribusiness: Swarm of controversy

      The reaction was immediate. As soon as Bayer launched its $62bn bid for Monsanto on Monday, environmental protesters...

    18. May 27, 2016

      ‘We’re struggling to get by on £200,000 a year’

      Nisha Sharma never thought she would consider herself a member of the “squeezed middle”. Aged 45, she works in IT...

    19. May 26, 2016

      FutureLearn to enable study on Moocs to count towards a degree

      FutureLearn, the Open University-based educational technology business, is to enable students for the first time to...

    20. The World

      May 26, 2016

      Must try harder: why Britain should embrace foreign languages

      The decline in knowledge of foreign languages in Britain is a familiar tale, but an extremely important one...

    21. May 20, 2016

      Confused students hit Remain campaign hopes

      The majority of Britain’s students — the great hope of those campaigning to stay in the EU — appear unaware of the...

    22. May 18, 2016

      UK will be ‘poor cousin’ of European science, Brexit study warns

      Almost £1bn in annual research funding would be thrown into doubt if the UK left the EU, according to a study warning...

    23. May 17, 2016

      Cornwall’s Brexit backers show that money cannot buy EU love

      The EU’s largesse stretches in all directions in Penryn, a faded waterfront town in England’s westernmost county of...

    24. May 16, 2016

      Universities must learn to serve students better

      Britain is justly proud of its universities. With just 1 per cent of the global population, the country is home to four...

    25. May 16, 2016

      Bank bailout mandarin to head new £6bn research body

      John Kingman, the Treasury mandarin at the centre of the 2008 bank bailouts, is to lead the creation of a £6bn research...

    26. May 16, 2016

      UK university fees to be linked to quality of ‘student experience’

      The government is pressing ahead with plans to allow universities in England to increase tuition fees if their teaching...

    27. May 13, 2016

      Hedge funds and universities find mutual benefit from closer ties

      Hedge funds are stepping in to fill a funding gap left by government austerity measures at universities that has left...

    28. May 10, 2016

      Oxford biotech deals highlight stature of UK university spinouts

      A trio of biotech companies based on science from the University of Oxford have raised almost £37m in a record round of...

    29. Fast FT

      May 9, 2016

      Universities 'most exposed' to Brexit - Moody's

      No doubt the “leave” campaign will disagree, but universities would be among the most vulnerable public bodies if...

    30. FT Alphaville

      May 3, 2016

      Blockchains and blood reserves

      Reserves. Something not needed for immediate use but available if required, or the act of keeping back something today...

    31. April 29, 2016

      Universities are booming but there are warning signs

      We have effectively doubled in size overnight,” said Professor Richard Davies, vice-chancellor of Swansea university,...

    32. April 28, 2016

      Boom time for UK universities as fee income encourages expansion

      High street names may be falling by the wayside and manufacturing reeling under regular hammer blows, but those seeking...

    33. April 28, 2016

      UK graduates leave university with more debt than US peers

      Students in England graduate with higher debts, on average, than their peers in any other English-speaking country,...

    34. April 26, 2016

      Young UK graduates struggle to find skilled work

      Young graduates are struggling to find work that matches their skills with figures showing more than one-in-three in...

    35. April 25, 2016

      UK universities look to Stanford for start-up skills

      When ministers ask UK universities to improve their efforts at commercialising academic research, one question always...

    36. April 24, 2016

      Graduates pitch start-up ideas to win a UK entrepreneur visa

      An ability to present clearly and confidently to a panel of senior professors is a requirement of the MSc qualification...

    37. April 24, 2016

      Lord Peston, economist and Labour peer, 1931-2016

      Lord Peston of Mile End, an economist and Labour peer whose influence was felt in areas ranging from education and...

    38. April 22, 2016

      Students in Cambridge and York threaten to split from NUS

      Students at Cambridge and York universities will vote on whether to split from the National Union of Students following...

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