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What are words worth?

Seasoned communication professional Ezri Carlebach demonstrates why language matters.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Plan for the worst and hope for the best

Universities have over-relied on growth to see themselves through tough times. The safer option now is to consolidate and see out the coming crisis, argues Jim Dickinson.

Votey McVolte-Face – why Britain will not leave the EU

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.

The HE Bill is not dead and should not be killed off

The Chief Executive of Guild HE argues that the HE Bill is a matter of necessity for the higher education sector and can make it through Parliament before the burden of Brexit really begins.

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.

What still remains: the lesson of Jo Cox

Following the tragic murder of Joe Cox MP and the awful state of politics thanks to the EU Referendum, Martin McQuillan argues that we need universities and education: now more than ever.

Taking a Leave of our senses in the EU referendum

Martin McQuillan issues a stark warning to universities: we’re leaving the European Union. And when we do, universities may tumble down the political agenda faster than you can say ‘Brexit’.