Russell Group universities edging out their less prestigious rivals in a buyer’s market

How much does the name of the institution you attended matter? In theory, Higher Education is egalitarian. A degree is a degree, no matter where you obtained it, and with one you should be in the running for any graduate job. In practice, things aren’t so clear-cut. When career advisory services list the universities employers […]

Killer Robots and the Changing Nature of Research Ethics

It’s fair to say that university research ethics isn’t a topic that ranks very high in the public consciousness. But in the past few weeks, we’ve seen quite a few stories that address – albeit in very different ways – a subject that’s normally restricted to discussions between academics and university administrators. […]

UK university leaders demand government rethink post-Brexit fees of up to £20,000 for EU students

Since the Brexit vote, universities in the UK have been in a state of heightened anxiety. University heads have been trying to see through the fog of uncertainty, wondering what the changes will mean for the Higher Education sector and for the links to Europe and beyond that, they’ve painstakingly forged over […]