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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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What can be done about soaring textbook inflation?

Soaring textbook prices is yet another runaway cost facing students with the price of academic titles rising four times faster than the overall rate of inflation in the UK. Could a new subscription-based ‘Spotify’ of books be the answer? When I was a distance learning student many years ago in the pre-digital age, a van […]

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International HE & comms need to work together

EUPRIO investigated the lack of cooperation between university international offices and public relations-communications departments in a special project which revealed its findings at its recent conference in Poland.

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Welcome diversity in the university rankings

There is a welcome diversity creeping into the league tables – together with evidence that universities that are ‘open-to-the world are among the best performers in the rankings

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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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Change in UK mood music to international students

The UK government’s International Education strategy should be just the first step in changing the mood music towards international students.

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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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