This week on the podcast the free speech bill reaches committee stage in the Lords, and the NUS President has been terminated. What are the implications for culture on campus?
Plus there’s a new report out on estranged students, and we discuss the final question set for the new National Student Survey.
With Jess Lister, Senior Policy Manager at Public First, Sunday Blake, Associate Editor at Wonkhe, Mike Ratcliffe, Academic Registrar and sector historian and presented by Jim Dickinson, Associate Editor at Wonkhe.
Featured on the show this week
Universities UK’s Charlotte Snelling was less than impressed with the way OfS managed the NSS consultation.
Jim Dickinson reviews the amendments submitted to the Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill for committee stage in the House of Lords
The NUS president has been dismissed following claims of antisemitism. Jim Dickinson considers the context.
The real problem that universities have with freedom of speech is that they are no good at talking about it, argues Paul Greatrix.
Jim Dickinson laments OfS’ decision to remove questions concerning community from the National Student Survey.
A new report shines a spotlight on the estranged student experience. Becca Bland notes the centrality of housing in the issues covered.