It might feel like rocket science, but scientists need to get better at explaining things to people outside academia.
The imposition of the fee free higher education proposal on South Africa's National Treasury without due consideration represents an escalation of the state capture led by President Jacob Zuma.
The poorest students are leaving university with the most debt.
Framing freedom of speech and cultural sensitivity as competing goals makes us miss opportunities to develop cross-cultural competency.
Society needs more research that is both excellent and useful. We can achieve this by shifting the academic culture toward research that is Highly Integrative Basic and Responsive (HIBAR).
Work placements are leaving many students with high debts.
Students are encouraged to participate, not just to learn.
The globalisation of higher education and what it means for students.
One in ten students drop out of uni in their first year.
It's estimated that 20 percent of first year students are put on academic probation. That's not a small number. Universities are beginning to tackle the problem head on.
Studies suggest that, even when we go to bed alone, the company we keep by day may determine how well we sleep at night.
The reality of life as an academic – not quite as comfortable as you might think.
We need to revisit tuition fees. The health of Britain’s youth and the country’s future place in the world may well depend on it.
University students sometimes retake courses they had previously failed. How well do they perform on their second attempt?
Despite an international context in transformation, the doctorate seems to have difficulty evolving in Europe. What are experiments have been tried and what are the avenues of innovation?
It was widely reported boys beat girls in A-level results, but my analysis shows this isn’t actually the case.
To misquote a famous politician: 'Politics is not economics, stupid!'
Clearing advice from the experts.
Universities can help cities grow and boost employment opportunities.
Is it time to ditch tuition fees?