A supposed lack of student resilience is often used to explain away a number of new challenges for universities. Alex Prestage argues we must move away from a deficit model to one that better recognises relative disadvantage.
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.
David Relph argues that university leaders need fresh imagination and real ambition to root their work in their local communities and should grasp the opportunities that follow the renewed devolution agenda.