Professor Sir Eric Thomas was a former VC of the University of Bristol and a patron and key supporter of The Conversation UK.
Universities face growing costs but no prospect of increased funding.
Higher education institutions are not explicitly included within the UK’s anti-money laundering regulations.
You are not the grades you received this year.
The government in England is promoting apprenticeships rather than “rip-off” university degrees.
Foundation year students are more likely to be from an underrepresented background.
Getting involved in collaborative projects can help students feel they can make a difference.
A better measure of success could be to judge the impact a university has to change the course of a student’s life.
The number of students studying languages in UK universities has plummeted in recent years but some creative thinking may help to reverse that trend.
Students who play sport drink more heavily and frequently than other students.
University staff to walk out for three days in what may be the largest ever in the higher education sector.
Higher fees might well be the best option.
Universities must help this cohort of students transition into higher education.
The reshuffled Department for Education is already facing controversy.
Botany is disappearing from university modules in the UK.
Students often built their timetables around their caring responsibilities.
A graduate tax would remove the language of debt from the system.
The solidarity that emerged between lecturers and students should be preserved.
The government’s proposals may affect the most disadvantaged students.
Higher education should promote independent thinking.