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PODCAST: More Hidden History of HE

On the podcast in the second of two Christmassy "Hidden History" box sets Mike Ratcliffe looks back at the CATs, the execution of university chancellors and when we had our own MPs
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The Wonkhe Show podcast is on its Christmas break, so as a special treat we’ve rolled up Season 2 of the Hidden History of HE into two special box sets.

Every week Nottingham Trent’s Academic Registrar Mike Ratcliffe delves deep into the sector’s past to find out how things were and how things came to be.

This week in part 2 Mike looks at the development of the doctorate, the regular execution of university chancellors, the origins of public funding of universities in the UK, the era of university MPs, when VCs met the PM, and the creation of the CATs.

Part 1 is still available.

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