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Time to wake up and think tactically 

Trust is being severely strained by the General Election in the United Kingdom Does it matter when former Conservative MP and Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport Nicky Morgan goes on ITV’s Good Morning Britain and brazenly claims that 50,000 new nurses will be recruited when that number includes trying to stop 19,000 […]

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TNE offers UK universities a post-Brexit “silver lining”

Clear evidence is emerging that UK universities are succeeding in increasing their engagement with countries in the European Union in preparation for Brexit.

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Tackling the attainment gap for BAME students at top unis

Students from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds remain underrepresented at elite British universities such as Oxford and Cambridge. Here, our guest blogger Phil Nash from the Immigration Advice Service* explains why higher education must tackle the attainment gap. Guest blog by Phil Nash Despite publicly stating their determination to address this issue, the […]

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Is there a third way to sort Brexit?

Well, at least the Liberal “Democrats” have put some clear blue water between the main political parties on Brexit in the run-up to a General Election and/or second referendum. Their party conference voted to cancel Brexit if they win a majority in the next Parliament, which sounds pretty final. But it doesn’t sound very democratic […]

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Don’t you know anyone who voted for Brexit?

Does the UK higher education elite need to break out of its London and South East bubble and attempt to understand why people in Northern cities like Sunderland and Middlesbrough voted heavily in favour of Brexit?

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EU acts to protect funding for UK-EU student mobility

Students on Erasmus+ mobility programmes should be protected in the short-term from a possible no-deal Brexit, but longer-term mobility may be under threat unless the UK can reach an agreement to stay in the European Commission’s study abroad exchange scheme

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Students and researchers need an orderly Brexit

Students who will be halfway through their Erasmus+ semesters abroad and researchers in the middle of cross-Channel European Union collaborative projects are understandably worried about what will happen after Brexit Day on March 29.

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Keeping UK HE attached to the world after Brexit

Among the challenges confronting British higher education in 2019 is how to maintain a strong global presence with the UK’s imminent departure from the European Union. Here are some thoughts You might doubt it when hearing about universities running up alarming deficits after setting up international branch campuses, but higher education is one of the […]

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