For the UK government, the symbolism of leaving an institution associated with the EU seems to trump all other considerations.
Higher education institutions which offer distance learning must support students -- especially postgraduates.
Education remains one of government's key priority sectors yet it continues to be in a crisis.
South Africa students are protesting and have brought university campuses to a stand still. This could have been avoided.
Despite increasing globalization, foreign language programs in US colleges have become less common. A foreign language expert says America needs to step up its efforts to turn things around.
The latest version of the Spider-Man video game offers insights into how science could be taught more effectively to today's college students, a researcher and video game enthusiast suggests.
A new debit card being issued to federal student loan borrowers on a trial basis may save them time and money, but it could also enable a bank to study their spending to sell them more products.
Without the support of extended curriculum programmes at universities, many students would face academic exclusion.
In Africa's education sector, public-private partnerships have been largely limited to infrastructure developments and the provision of education.
Anti-Semitism brought down one of the world's greatest centers for mathematical research.
Certain criteria are needed to lead a university but additional knowledge is also useful.
A new federal report on food insecurity on college campuses does a good job of laying out the scope of the problem but falls short when it comes to solutions.
Universities should begin the process of updating and modernising their undergraduate economics curricula.
South African universities are failing to graduate the strongest students the schooling system has to offer.
Tensions between the government and the university sector ran high in 2018, with the government cutting funding to student places and research and a big push back from universities.
While college football coaches who make it to the widely televised bowl games stand to collect major bonuses, history shows that bonuses for top coaches predate the days of TV and radio.
When researchers took a close look at transcripts for thousands of California community college students, they discovered an encouraging trend in enrollment for undocumented students.
T.M. Landry College Prep, facing allegations of abuse, is known for getting students from poor backgrounds into Ivy League schools. An education scholar says the school's focus was misplaced.
Federal government policies are the biggest barriers to people seeking asylum in accessing higher education in Australia.
Nearing the end of his second and final term, the founding chair of The Conversation UK considers the role of universities in the news media environment.