A study by the Royal Historical Society recently found that less than 100 history professors working in the UK are from a black background.
Tuition fee increases are being tabled as one possible solution
Student protesters occupied The Slate, the University of Warwick’s new conference building, to protest against the “devastating consequences” of the government’s new Teaching Excellence Framework
Academics find that Muslim women now outnumber Muslim men in the number of people aged 21-24 with higher education degrees, in stark contrast to past statistics
Entering its fifth season, the successful BBC Radio 4 show hosted by Steve Punt challenged students and dons of the University of Manchester alike
Academics may refuse to set or grade exams and coursework in response to a drastic pension shakeup proposal.
Students’ Union Education Officer suggested that “government interfering with academic autonomy is dangerous” as letter is sent to MPs about Brexit teaching
Many films, TV shows and comics unfairly portray academics as detached and incompetent, and students as lazy and drunk
Confidentiality clauses have according to campaigners stifled the scale of the sexual harassment issue at UK universities, leaving many afraid to speak out
A new wave of harsh cuts to HE institutions’ funding has left academics in financial uncertainty and fear. Many are struggling to pay for their homes and even food
After placing eighth-best in the UK and 53rd in the world in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, the University of Manchester is now the UK’s eighth most reputable university and 50th most respected university in the world.