The Independent Review was light in content – the Scottish Government response even lighter in consideration. What – if anything – will come of it? asks Lucy Hunter Blackburn.
Angela Nartey, policy officer at the University and College Union, takes a look at their new report which suggests an overhaul of the university application system using actual grades rather than predicted.
The latest poll of students shows a steep decline in support for the Green Party, although a healthy number of students say that they plan to vote at next month’s General Election.
In the first of a new series looking at policy failure in and around higher education, David Malcolm reflects on the legacy of the controversial government decision to cease funding for Equivalent and Lower Qualifications (ELQs). How and why it came about, what effect it had on students and the sector, the debates it sparked in policymaking, as well as a look at what the future might hold for this unpopular policy.