universities


MPs to assess impact of Brexit on universities

The impact of Brexit on England’s higher education sector is to be investigated by a group of MPs. The Education Select Committee will assess the implications of the UK’s exit from the European Union on…


Brexit: UK universities consider EU branches

UK universities could open campuses in Europe to offset the effect of Brexit, some vice-chancellors have suggested. The higher education sector largely supported remaining in the UK and since the vote, has voiced concerns about…


Universities to hide applicants’ names in anti-bias trial

Universities are going to test “name-blind” admissions for the first time to stop potential discrimination based on assumptions about students’ names. Exeter, Huddersfield, Liverpool and Winchester will pilot a system this year where the names…


Top 100 world universities 2016/17: The list in full

British Universities have slipped in status, the latest global university rankings have revealed, prompting concerns about the potential impact of Brexit on higher education. Massachusetts Institute of Technlogoy has been named the best university in…





Welsh universities consider scholarships for refugees

Some Welsh universities are planning to offer scholarships to refugees. Aberystwyth University is discussing proposals for five scholarships, and the University of Wales Trinity Saint David said it had made commitments for a similar scheme….


Deal fairly with students, universities told

Universities have been told to deal more fairly with students by the Competition and Markets Authority. Some “still have work to do” to fully comply with consumer protection law, says CMA senior consumer director Nisha…