The sameness of ‘weird’ university leaderships creates well-documented risks for the sector and adds to the challenges of ensuring higher education meets future needs.
Students who attend racially diverse colleges benefit socially.
Students can better see their commonality with others when they attend colleges that enroll students from diverse backgrounds, research shows.
Learning difficulties or challenges such as dyslexia or Autism Spectrum Disorder may be masked by language ability for students from non-English speaking backgrounds.
Difficulty with English language can mask other difficulties culturally and linguistically diverse students may have, such as Austism or dyslexia.
Tuition hikes can change the racial and ethnic makeup of a college campus.
Whenever tuition rises at nonselective four-year colleges and universities, racial and ethnic diversity within the student body declines, researchers have found.
New research reveals that poorer students are less likely to leave home for university – and that has serious impacts on their experience.
Universities expose students to difference, providing them with a unique opportunity to learn from others.
Universities have an important role to play in developing students’ ability to engage successfully across different cultures and experiences.
A video with historian David Starkey was removed from the University of Cambridge website.
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In defence of the campaign by students and lecturers at Cambridge for the university to take down a promotional video featuring the controversial historian.
Some students say they are too frightened to bring a same-sex partner back to their residence.
How do lesbian, bisexual and gay students experience life in a South African university residence? Sadly, with a great deal of fear.
Making everyone feel welcome.
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As Western societies have become more diverse due to immigration and cross-border mobility, the question of how welcoming their native populations are to newcomers has become ever more relevant. Exclusionary…
Come on board.
I am a scientist. I am also white, male and middle-class. There are a lot of scientists like me in the UK, and this lack of diversity within the scientific community is a concern. There are compelling…
Fed up with silly questions.
New analysis of the ethnic diversity of both university students and the academics in charge of their education has revealed wide disparities in ethnic representation compared to UK population averages…