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Keeping it European

In these feverish Brexit days and whole new challenges for universities as we try to come to terms with what our future place in Europe will be it was a real privilege to engage with colleagues from across the EU recently at the HUMANE Winter School in Barcelona.

Universities flying higher

The transport used by universities and their staff is always a topic of interest. Some of our American cousins take things to a whole new level.

Dear University People: more HE at the Movies

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

Course of Thrones

There are some exciting zeitgeisty university courses out there. Here’s a look at a couple of new ones on Game of Thrones, Star Wars and more.

Honorary Degrees: The Rush to Revoke

With universities everywhere continuing the stampede to revoke honorary degrees, Paul argues that universities should start being more careful about whom they bestow the honour in the first place.

UK student mobility: double Dutch?

News reports suggest a massive growth in British students going to the continent to study. But is everyone really going Dutch? Or is this still very much a minority sport?