Paul Greatrix returns to the subject of dumb university rankings, taking in everything from the effect of “dry” campus policies on the crime rate to the proximity to campus of popular cut-price chains of public houses.
The sector is diverse, but it could offer more choices of delivery methods to support the needs of a wider range of learners. Paul Feldman of Jisc, a member of the Higher Education Commission, introduces their recent report.
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?
The Higher Education Commission has launched a new report on the challenges facing the OfS in fostering a diverse higher education sector. Wonkhe’s Arthi Nachiappan and Catherine Boyd digest the key findings.
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.