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Dear University People: more HE at the Movies

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I wrote here a couple of years ago about my excitement at the release of Admission. A film actually about admissions to higher education. OK, really a romantic comedy rather than a detailed dissection of Clearing and Adjustment, but still all very exciting. Anyway, I still haven’t quite got round to watching it but maybe someday… read more

The new party rules

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Party time is back in Virginia – if you follow the rules. The University of Virginia has reinstated all of its fraternities, pending their acceptance of a new agreement requiring, among other things, that at least three members be “sober and lucid” at all parties.

New Year, New Campus?

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Some interesting campus building developments; Paul Greatrix examines the continuing investment by universities in their buildings many of which are seemingly fantasy inspired.

Signs of the times

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Give us a sign; University signage is perhaps an under-researched area of contemporary higher education. According to a recent report in Vital signs signage is a vital aspect of university life for staff, students and visitors.

True Crime on Campus §39: Best of 2014 and vote

It’s the time for reviews of all of the exciting events of the year and 2014 has been another bumper year of campus events for our dedicated Security staff. Here are some of my true crime on campus favourites from the year together with an opportunity to vote for the report you think is the best.