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Poor universities

26 June 2017

Poor universities. It might not seem as if we should pity the leaders of our great Higher Education sector or those who work for and with students, but just think… Find out more

Customer services

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27 September 2015

We bought a fridge from a well-known High Street retailer over the summer (yes, it’s a glamorous life). Our story is replicated up and down the country I’m sure, and… Find out more


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13 May 2015

Put the words ‘student’ and ‘European’ together and what springs to mind? In the post-UKIP world perhaps few will now be openly stressing about UK universities over-run by EC students;… Find out more

The Iron Lady’s HE Legacy

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11 April 2013

Matthew Syed, writing recently in The Times, makes some typically perceptive points about Mrs Thatcher’s sporting legacy:  ‘(Football) clubs (he writes) are no longer hubs of the community but profit-maximising… Find out more

The HE debate

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8 October 2012

At the HMC Conference in Belfast, four long sessions were devoted to debates on some pretty big issues: sport in schools, selection, political interest in schools and higher education. The… Find out more