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    1. 10 hours ago

      Meet the dean: Ian Clarke, Edinburgh University Business School

      It is three years since Ian Clarke decided to travel the 100-mile journey north from the University of Newcastle to...

    2. July 30, 2015

      UCL launches School of Management in the heart of London

      University College London, one of the UK’s elite universities, has launched a School of Management on its Bloomsbury...

    3. July 26, 2015

      MBA teams focus on immunisation in Uganda

      There’s more to life than money, they say, and today’s MBA students want to invest their skills in social innovation...

    4. July 24, 2015

      Universities assess remote tracking to maximise study habits

      Students beginning their degree courses this autumn might be looking forward to their first taste of freedom. But as...

    5. July 24, 2015

      The Ethiopia paradox

      In the heart of Addis Ababa’s old Italian quarter is a wood-clad restaurant resembling a private members’ club. In one...

    6. July 19, 2015

      Industry savvy teaching keeps courses in the game

      If you want to experience the future, they say, move to Silicon Valley. That is what Sam Grausz did when he crossed the...

    7. July 19, 2015

      Edtech venture keeps students engaged

      Cheyne Tan always knew that he wanted to be an entrepreneur. He just did not expect it to happen quite so fast. This...

    8. July 19, 2015

      Business schools become irrelevant

      It is fifty years since London and Manchester Business Schools opened their doors to their first students. The...

    9. July 19, 2015

      Pfizer ranked top foreign research partner for UK academics

      Pfizer has more collaborations with British universities than any other foreign company according to a study that sheds...

    10. July 19, 2015

      University of Oxford doubles exposure to private equity

      Oxford university’s endowment fund has more than doubled its exposure to private equity since 2012, despite its chief...

    11. July 10, 2015

      George Osborne pledges to ‘fix foundations’ of economy

      George Osborne sought to “fix the foundations of the British economy” on Friday with a plan to reverse the UK’s...

    12. July 10, 2015

      Lunch with the FT: Sheikha Moza

      Moza bint Nasser al-Miss­ned is famous for her style. The majestic floor-skimming gowns, the elegant turbans and the...

    13. July 8, 2015

      Summer Budget: Student loans replace maintenance grants

      Maintenance grants for poorer students are to be scrapped and replaced with loans, under George Osborne’s scheme to...

    14. July 6, 2015

      Sajid Javid targets student grants for savings

      Sajid Javid, the business secretary, plans to ease pressure on his department’s strained finances and help protect...

    15. July 2, 2015

      Call for US-style grade point system for UK undergraduates

      UK undergraduates should be marked on a US-style grade point average system, rather than broad first and second-class...

    16. July 1, 2015

      UK university funding to put greater focus on teaching quality

      University funding will be allocated in future according to teaching quality rather than solely on the basis of...

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      June 29, 2015

      Putting the 'New Deal' into climate R&D

      At last week’s FT125 forum Bill Gates called for more investment in breakthrough clean technology research like...

    18. June 28, 2015

      Midlands universities in cold energy tie-up

      A prototype refrigerated lorry cooled by liquid nitrogen, not diesel, is set to be the first beneficiary of a £60m...

    19. MBA blog

      June 26, 2015

      MBA Jobs Clinic: live Q&A

      This Live Q&A session ended at 15:06 on 2 Jul 2015. Are you an MBA student or graduate looking for a job or an...

    20. June 25, 2015

      Johnson floats £10bn biotech fund for London

      Plans for a £10bn fund to boost investment in life sciences have been floated by Boris Johnson, London mayor, as part...

    21. June 24, 2015

      Industry fights back against corrosion

      An engineer on a North Sea oil rig drops his spanner, scratching some pipework. Unseen, corrosion begins to set in:...

    22. June 23, 2015

      Chris Woodhead, educationalist, 1946-2015

      Sir Christopher Woodhead, who has died aged 68, rose to prominence as England’s chief inspector of schools in the...

    23. June 23, 2015

      UK universities under scrutiny over China ties

      High-tech collaboration between British universities and China’s aerospace sector is under scrutiny as US authorities...

    24. June 22, 2015

      Graduates set a record for finding jobs

      More than a third of students leaving university this summer secured a graduate job before they took their final exams,...

    25. June 19, 2015

      Q&A: Student loan repayments

      Recent graduates are failing to make meaningful inroads into their student debts despite record low inflation and an...

    26. June 19, 2015

      Euro tech special: The music man

      Daniel Ek is reflecting on how he has changed over the past decade. “I used to have hair and now I have none,” he says....

    27. June 17, 2015

      Let tuition fees rise in line with inflation, says David Willetts

      UK university tuition fees should be allowed to rise in line with inflation if universities are more transparent about...

    28. June 15, 2015

      Coventry engineers’ school aims to fire up pupils

      An advertisement on the back of a bus first raised Sharuf Ali’s interest in the WMG Academy for Young Engineers. The...

    29. June 12, 2015

      UK private university trains guests at ‘dinner of life’

      Oxford, Cambridge and other leading UK universities are likely to cut their ties with the state and go private within...

    30. June 11, 2015

      Top appointments inspire, not only because of gender

      Not only because she is a woman. Two female appointments have really stood out in the last couple of weeks. One was...

    31. June 5, 2015

      Expansion of the university sector has destroyed its status

      Once upon a time, the clever young person who worked hard, got a good degree and was rewarded with a job at a decent...

    32. June 4, 2015

      Skilled migrants love the UK – please show us some in return

      I don’t think they mean you,” a colleague said when I mentioned that my three children sometimes feel discomfited by...

    33. June 3, 2015

      Labour backs SNP over disputed university reform

      Labour has backed Scottish National party proposals for a shake-up of governance in the higher education sector that...

    34. June 2, 2015

      3D printer aims for production line speed

      Sheffield university is building a £1m 3D printer that it hopes will produce plastic parts as fast as a production...

    35. June 1, 2015

      Jo Johnson sets out to assure Indian students they are welcome

      Britain’s new universities minister has vowed to address the decline in the number of Indian students studying in the...

    36. May 31, 2015

      Women in Business — Marianne Lewis

      Marianne Lewis is the new dean of Cass Business School at City University. Currently associate dean at the University...

    37. May 31, 2015

      Robotics pioneers voice frustration with UK funding rules

      Dr Aldo Faisal is frustrated. Standing in the middle of his bustling laboratory he surveys the robotic equipment that...

    38. May 29, 2015

      David Sackett, doctor, 1934-2015

      David Sackett was in his final year as a medical student at the University of Illinois in Chicago in 1959 when he was...

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