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Students: bring your pets to campus

It’s a dog’s (cat’s, snake’s, guinea pig’s) life for Paul Greatrix has he takes a look at US initiatives to allow students to stay on campus with their pet, as a recruitment tool.

Days at the museum

Universities often run museums. Paul Greatrix talks to the University Museums Group and exits via the gift shop…

Yet More Dumb University Rankings

Paul Greatrix returns to the subject of dumb university rankings, taking in everything from the effect of “dry” campus policies on the crime rate to the proximity to campus of popular cut-price chains of public houses.

Colour me Clever

It seems that academia is not immune from the colouring craze. Let’s review a new book leading the charge: “Doodling for Academics”.

True Clown Crime on Campus

There’s been a lot of hysteria about clowns lately and a lot of it focused on university campuses. Let’s hope it doesn’t last.

Dear University People: more HE at the Movies

I wrote here a couple of years ago about my excitement at the release of Admission. A film actually about admissions to higher education. OK, really a romantic comedy rather than a detailed dissection of Clearing and Adjustment, but still all very exciting. Anyway, I still haven’t quite got round to watching it but maybe someday… read more