Universities

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Alastair Campbell: ‘It is an amazing thing in this country that we always try to devalue education’

Alastair Campbell: ‘It is an amazing thing in this country that we always try to devalue education’

Alastair Campbell: ‘This country always tries to devalue education'

Alastair Campbell has said that the UK “always tries to devalue education” and it was “a myth” that universities do not equip students for “the jobs of the future”.

Friday, May 4, 2018

Friday, May 4, 2018

From across the pond: Michael Graham on US college free speech wars

The right side of the pond: Michael Graham on US college free speech wars

The right side of the pond: Michael Graham on US college free speech wars

talkRADIO host Michael Graham weighs in on the university 'safe space' culture, and argues it's worse in the US than the UK

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Thursday, May 3, 2018

The government won't 'crack down' on university no-platforming, says NUS

The government won't 'crack down' on university no-platforming, says NUS

The government won't 'crack down' on university no-platforming, says NUS

NUS Vice President Amatey Doku said no new legislation had been proposed to stop universities no-platforming certain speakers

NUS 'denies' university free speech problem, says commentator

NUS 'denies' university free speech problem, says commentator

NUS 'denies' university free speech problem, says commentator

Claire Fox of the Academy of Ideas says the National Union of Students called claims universities stifle free speech 'scaremongering'

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

National Union of Students claims universities care more about reputation than racism

National Union of Students claims universities care more about reputation than racism

NUS claims universities care more about reputation than racism

Shakira Martin is calling on universities and the Government to crack down on racism

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Millions of university students face disruption as lecturers strike over pensions

Millions of university students face disruption as lecturers strike over pensions

Millions of students face disruption as lecturers strike over pensions

The dispute is over changes to the Universities Superannuation Scheme

Monday, February 19, 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018

Theresa May to announce review of university fees

Theresa May announces review of university fees

Theresa May announces review of university fees

The Prime Minister is expected to say the system is not a competitive market

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Toby Young has given his side of the story after recent criticism

Toby Young: Ignore the Tory-bashing nonsense and let me help make Britain's universities even better

'Why the Tory-bashers have got me all wrong'

Toby Young writes about his new role on the board of the Office for Students, and clears up some of the misconceptions surrounding his appointment

Friday, October 20, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017

Elitism: 'MP David Lammy is part of the problem as he perpetuates the Oxbridge stereotype'

'David Lammy is perpetuating Oxbridge elitism - he discourages minority people from applying'

'MP David Lammy perpetuates the Oxbridge stereotype'

The Spectator's Toby Young has criticised MP David Lammy for 'implying' that Oxford and Cambridge are guilty of racial bias