A new book analysing the political divide between ‘Somewheres’ and ‘Anywheres’ puts universities at the heart of its argument. David Morris looks at higher education’s role in the new politics of identity.
The Article 50 countdown clock has begun, and it’ll be over before you know it. David Morris looks at how the UK university sector will be intensely dependent on ‘high’ politics and diplomacy for the next two years.
The Commons Education Select Committee is conducting its first higher education inquiry on Brexit. Committee chair Neil Carmichael MP explains why it is vital for the sector to support the inquiry in order to hold the government to account.
After Theresa May marks one hundred days in office, the new government’s agenda is becoming clearer every day. Alistair Jarvis unpicks the last turbulent few months and asks what the next period might bring for the sector.
Following uncertaintly after the referendum, Ant Bagshaw argues that the new government can create its own certainties for universities and proposes five measures that can be done straight away to shore up the sector’s future.
There are numerous different political scenarios that might play out over the coming months and years. Martin McQuillan argues that after the battles to come, a full Brexit seems increasingly unlikely.
Universities now find themselves between the Scylla of Boris’s out campaign and the Charybdis of Jo’s Green Paper. Martin McQuillan on the Johnson brothers and their outsized impact on UK universities today.
Does anyone really know what’s going on? Martin McQuillan thinks not, warns against believing in false prophets and wonders if there are bigger things in the world for universities to worry about than the outcomes of Green Paper.