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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.

Budget 2016: High politics may trump real policy

George Osborne will publish his seventh budget less than four weeks away on 16th March 2016 and with a looming referendum and high politics dominating the agenda, it’s likely to be his most short and technical to date.

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.

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.

Contemplating a Brexit for UK HE

Getting ahead of the EU referendum debates to come, Emran Mian picks apart four main arguments from the HE sector’s campaign to stay in the EU.

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.

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.

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.

In this time of chaos, the HE Bill should be paused

The shockwaves following the Brexit vote continue to be felt. As the world turns its attention to this issue, Mark Leach argues that the Higher Education and Research Bill should be paused or killed altogether.

It (probably) won’t be that bad

Don’t panic! Don’t panic! Ant Bagshaw appeals for calm and the a renewed faith in the power of wonkery and wisdom as we negotiate our Brexit.

Keep calm and speculate wildly

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.

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.

Liberal-minded students could swing the EU vote

Analysis of students’ voting preferences attitudes confirms what many of us already know: the student vote will be vital to Remain’s chances of success in the EU referendum. Adam Wright shows how.

Live: Britain votes to leave the European Union

Britain has voted to leave the EU in the referendum. Our live blog will round up the implications for HE and the reactions from across the world of universities.

Mrs. Johnson’s Boys: the university years

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.