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Theresa May attacks 'outdated' attitudes to universities as she launches review of funding and courses

Theresa May wants a shake-up of the university system CREDIT: REUTERS

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18 FEBRUARY 2018 • 10:30PM

Theresa May will on Monday attack Britain’s “outdated attitude” to university education as she says too many people take degrees and are charged too much money for their courses. 970 more words

Opinion: The future of universities in a digital era

 

By Lino Guzzella and Gerd Folkers

This content was published on February 15, 2018  1,084 more words

Europe

Grieving the Academic Life

Years ago, when I told a friend I was searching for more work in academia, she laughed and said she was looking for ways out… 455 more words

Nonfiction

“Citiversities” in the Financial Times

It’s always interesting to read about the role of universities in cities, especially when the university in question is the one where you are studying for a PhD on universities and cities. 253 more words

Universities

Montreal opposition calls for summit on student housing

If Montreal wants to stay on top as the world’s best city for students, it needs to create 5,000 new rooms in student housing in the next seven years, the municipal opposition party said Thursday. 377 more words

Local News

University academics strike to defend their pensions

In defence of their pension scheme (USS) members of the University and College Union (UCU) at Bristol University and 61 other affected universities will be holding fourteen days of escalating action during February and March. 529 more words

Disputes