Professor Sir Eric Thomas was a former VC of the University of Bristol and a patron and key supporter of The Conversation UK.
Higher education institutions are not explicitly included within the UK’s anti-money laundering regulations.
A project to upgrade a high school playing field led to a book on how to inspire more young people to pursue careers as urban planners.
The number of students studying languages in UK universities has plummeted in recent years but some creative thinking may help to reverse that trend.
Course closures have more to do with student demand than government regulation of employment outcomes.
With high fees and COVID restrictions in place, student satisfaction in England is on the downturn. How should they think about the value of their studies?
Government plans to defund arts higher education are detrimental to both the UK’s economy and its future.
A nationwide report on Islamophobia on campus reveals that friendships between those of different backgrounds is most effective at dispelling racist views.
Universities need to protect people with different ideas.
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.
A staggering 20% of globally-mobile higher education students come from China. Here’s what they’re looking for.
Sexual harassment and violence are widespread in universities, and in everyday life. For that to change, the culture has to first.
Racist behaviour in universities manifests itself in nuanced and covert ways.
Student-led campaigns have been calling out racism in universities for years. After a shocking incident at Nottingham Trent University, perhaps we should start to listen.
One recent survey found that 43% of academic staff exhibited symptoms of at least a mild mental disorder
New cross-European study shows how Brexit will affect higher education beyond the UK.
The Office for Students hasn’t even started work yet, but is already under fire for its board appointment of Toby Young.
As a minister in the coalition government, Willetts introduced £9,000 tuition fees. In an interview as he publishes a new book, he says the system is well-designed and fair.
The globalisation of higher education and what it means for students.
If education really is for all, more must be done to help people of all ages to access it.