In an article adapted from the University Alliance “Technical and Professional Excellence: Perspectives on Learning and Teaching”, Mike Clark and Stan Stanier from the University of Brighton survey the latest trends in estates development.
Institutes of Technology, first seen in the 2017 Conservative manifesto, could be a way to better link academic and vocational pathways. Stephen Martin of PublicCo, along with Ant Bagshaw, take us through the latest policy developments.
Based on recent documents that have come in the public domain, Mike Otsuka asks if pensions are going to be cut to solve the USS deficit, what are the real and achievable options for the future of the scheme?
If more than 10% of institutional visa requests are refused, the institution is automatically removed from the Tier 4 register. Smaller institutions have particular concerns about this – Alex Bols, Chris Taylor and Joe Johnson explain.
Sian Bayne, in an article based on her ALTC2017 keynote, argues that anonymous social media spaces can give students the opportunity to seek the support and advice they need – but there are also risks for institutions.
The National Student Survey is back with new questions for students, and new questions for the sector to answer. David Morris takes a quick look at this year’s results, which you can find in full here.