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Replacing EU structural funding post-Brexit

The consequences of Brexit are hard to grasp in many areas. But there are at least some things we can be fairly certain of – the end of European structural and investment funds being one. Tom Frostick at University Alliance suggests a way forward.

BrHExit: The view from Dublin

Malcolm Byrne of the Higher Education Authority offers a Irish perspective on the concerns and opportunities arising from Brexit for universities and colleges.

What do universities need to prevent a Brexodus?

The Russell Group’s Hollie Chandler outlines the outstanding questions for universities and their staff and students resulting from the government’s initial proposals for EU nationals’ ongoing rights in the UK.

Universities must be clear about their own Articles of faith

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.

In spite of Brexit… reasons for hope in 2017

We’ve heard a lot about the dangers facing universities over the coming months and years, but what about the opportunities? Leila Gouran gives an optimistic take on our challenges.

Business schools are feeling the Brexit heat

One fifth of the UK’s students are studying in business schools, and EU and international students studying business are worth £3.2 billion to the UK economy. Angus Laing looks at the challenges ahead post-Brexit.

Lessons from the A47 (and the university bubble)

Spending time on the road in places that university seems remote, Jim Dickinson has been thinking about life outside the HE bubble and how following Brexit, Trump and the rest, we might reframe the way we think about our communities.

Exchange rate starting to bite for university costs

Sterling is going down, and inflation is going up. But for some large costs for universities, inflation is far higher than the nationally reported rates. Just another way Brexit is hurting higher education in unexpected places…

Hard truths as American higher education mourns

Tony Strike was in Columbus, Ohio this week, and reflects on how American colleagues are suffering the same sense of grief and bewilderment as UK HE did in the summer.

What next for universities after one hundred days of May?

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.

Business schools are left exposed by Brexit

The entire HE sector will suffer for Brexit, but university business schools face some of the stiffest challenges to keep up in the global marketplace, argues Angus Laing.

Even if the UK is out, UK HE must stay global

Geographical boundaries cannot restrict any individual or organisation driven enough to transcend them. If universities are determined, they can make the most of Brexit.

Taking back control not just banging on about Europe

Martin McQuillan reviews the last crazy week which has reshaped politics and thrown up all sorts of new challenges and opportunities – not least for her new cast of players now bestriding Whitehall.