Why did people make their personal information so easily available to a company that facilitates cheating?
In the Ashley Madison hack were reports of 74,468 unique ".edu" email addresses. If people chose to use their .edu addresses, what does that tell us about awareness of privacy online?
Questions are being asked whether the new funding formula will affect output in science journals.
The future is not bleak as long as the government recognises the importance of and continues investing in science.
Any successful ranking system must shine a light on African universities' different priorities.
It is crucial that institutions around Africa do not shy away from robust and critical debate while continental university rankings take shape.
Greek students: worried about their future.
New research shows a rise in popularity of university majors in health care, law and those linked to jobs in the police and military.
Fair access and widening participation are a social and economic necessity.
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The higher education sector must collaborate to reach out to applicants from poor and diverse backgrounds.
Some university students pay for their essays, assignments and even dissertations to be written via paper mills.
Managing the newest form of academic deceit will require hard work from established academia and a renewed commitment to integrity from university communities.
And what are universities doing about it?
Do university and college websites give students enough information about how to prevent and respond to sexual assaults on campus? Here's a reality check.
What happens when disgust, anger and fear take control?
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We should stop teaching students to suppress their emotions.
Brazil’s University of São Paulo.
As more foreign aid starts going to higher education, developing countries need to be careful about the direction of travel for their universities.
Graduating, but with how much debt?
Policies announced in George Osborne's budget could harm students' access to university and cost the state more.
Students at the University of Science of Kisangani, Democratic Republic of Congo.
For decades, higher education in developing countries has not been a priority for international aid donors. That is now changing.
As protestors gathered in Athens, professors were wining and dining nearby.
As professors, we must look up from our cosy academic debates and hear the cries around us.
In a changing environment, how do universities ensure academic freedom for all?
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With an increasing percentage of adjunct faculty, tenure and academic freedom are way more complex and nuanced than we realize.
Other windows onto the world are available.
Far from replacing the humanities, business education can embody liberal education in the universities of the future.
There’s more to being a good university lecturer than just projecting your voice. How can far deeper skills be developed?
Who is best placed to shape university teachers who are more than just technically proficient? The answer lies in academic development.
As demand for universities slows, universities will have to specialise.
Competition has transformed universities, and as demand for places slows the fight for students will increase.
Hurdles: Connectivity and cost must be overcome to realise Africa’s potential.
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The internet is seen as a luxury item in many parts of Africa .
Worth what it’s written on?
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Gaining that required qualification to put on your CV is what counts to win a job in today’s “graduate economy”. On current trends, perhaps everyone will have a degree by the end of this century. Already…
Concern about international students displacing domestic ones, are misplaced.
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The number of international students on American campuses has increased by 55%. Are they taking the place of American students ?
Is the next slide more interesting?
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Reading bullet points off a screen doesn't teach anyone anything.