Like students, academics from working-class backgrounds may also prefer not to work at elite universities.
Not only do some countries perpetrate direct attacks on students and academics but the internationalisation of higher education has also created new global threats.
When ideas are presented as topics to be debated, rather than as facts to be learnt, students and democracy benefit.
There's no evidence that private schools produce better results than state schools for equivalent pupils.
The prospect of going to university is exciting but it can also be an anxious time. Here are the things you need to know from the start.
Young people have reason to protest today and call for action on climate change. But they risk anxiety if they feel they are not heard and nothing is done.
New students, listen up, here's what you need to know about university essays and assessments.
Many college students take math classes they've already taken in high school. Why does this happen? Is it a problem?
In Nordic and Latin American countries, education systems promote well-being and resilience. The UK still has a lot to learn.
Only 16% of predicted grades are accurate and the current system penalises disadvantaged students and those from minority backgrounds.
Study shows how to help students achieve their full potential.
When children don't live with their fathers, educators often act as if the men don't exist, an expert on child development laments in an essay about why schools must do more to recognize dads.
Many of the new proposals would leave the wealthiest students and graduates better off.
Despite the headline cut in fees, under the Augar review, students would on average be paying more.
Chaplaincy is an integral part of campus life within many universities.
Play video games and learn a language – a researcher explains why it might be possible.
Conducting research and contributing to knowledge creation might be the only way for academics to sustain their jobs.
The marketisation of higher education is just a symptom of what’s wrong with universities.
When a degree is not enough, how can students make themselves more employable?
Traditional ways of describing the 'far right' are becoming outdated.