Lecturers' leaders claim the record of profit making institutions in the United States show they cost students and taxpayers dearly
It’s easy to laugh, but Britain is making steady progress in the space race. And with £40bn up for grabs, we should take it seriously
Skylon will be capable of reaching Earth's stratosphere in just 15 minutes
The Prime Minister was motivated to find ways of encouraging international students by anxiety at the effect of his immigration cap
Lack of opportunity, cash and ambition stops our students learning abroad
A modern-day explorer has won a prestigious literary prize for a book about George Mallory's attempts to climb Mount Everest.
The bald head apparently now represents potency and decisiveness, but shiny-headed men are still on the sidelines
Britain's reputation as home to one of the world's thriving higher education sectors is under threat after a university was stripped of its right to admit foreigners, critics have said.
Conservatism is par excellence the ideology of modernity. It reacted against Enlightenment efforts to engineer social change almost before they started. That conservatism is an ideology, Kieron O'Hara leaves little doubt, despite the (highly ideological) disavowals of some conservatives. Though Conservatism carries encomia from the Prime Minister and David Willetts, O'Hara underlines that his subject is "small-c" conservatism, rather than the credo of the Tory party.
Middle-ground institutions fear squeeze in 'bidding war' for students
A radical overhaul of university admissions is on the cards in the wake of evidence showing more than half the predictions of A-level grade passes are wrong.
Academics at Oxford University today passed a vote of no confidence in Universities Minister David Willetts.
More than 600 Oxbridge academics are demanding a halt to implementing government proposals for tuition fees to rise to up to £9,000 a year.
Cambridge University has led the way in becoming the first higher education institution to announce plans for charging the maximum £9,000-a-year fee for all its courses. It made it clear that one of the main reasons was that it expected "most if not all of our peers to charge the maximum".
Institutions intend to demand the top annual tuition charge of £9,000 despite new rules permitting this only in 'exceptional circumstances'
Hundreds of students will be paid £20,000 a year to study for a degree under a groundbreaking deal agreed between a top university and one of the country's largest graduate recruiters.