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.
A once respected national newspaper, desperate for clickbait, has resorted to some rather bizarre explanations for UK universities’ recent performance in international league tables. Andrew McRae kindly answered the call to take them to task.
The UK’s continued arrangements for regulation of the nuclear industry are all up for question as we head towards Brexit. Nona Buckley-Irvine has looked at the far reaching implications for British science, colleges and universities.
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.
There has been a remarkable contrast between Scottish universities’ approaches to the independence and Brexit referendums. Lucy Hunter Blackburn asks whether continued constitutional strain will cost the sector its autonomy.
The Commons Education Select Committee is conducting its first higher education inquiry on Brexit. Committee chair Neil Carmichael MP explains why it is vital for the sector to support the inquiry in order to hold the government to account.
As the Conservative Party Conference draws to a close in Birmingham, Martin McQuillan considers a torrid few days for universities – as the party spent a week lining up a nightmare vision for before and after Brexit.
The odds and ends of Brexit will define the fate of the UK higher education sector in the coming years. Jonathan Simons examines the key players who hold the power and offers advice on how they can be influenced.