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The Scale of UK Higher Education Transnational Education 2015-16

The Scale of UK Higher Education Transnational Education 2015-16 | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
The Scale of UK higher education transnational education 2015-16 report includes a detailed analysis of regional trends according to the Higher Education Statistics Agency’s Aggregate Offshore Record (HESA AOR) data.
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The Influence of Place – The Bridge Group

The Influence of Place – The Bridge Group | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

The drive to achieve social mobility has meant that wider, structural issues relating to social equality have been overlooked. In the context of thinking about the influence of geographical remoteness, the concentration of policy on ‘fair access’ and ‘widening access’ has taken precedence over more material matters regarding physical access to educational opportunities and the even distribution of resources across the further and higher education sector.

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You get what you pay for? The OfS on senior staff pay | Wonkhe | Analysis

You get what you pay for? The OfS on senior staff pay | Wonkhe | Analysis | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Jim Dickinson and David Kernohan take a look at the latest OfS data on vice chancellor pay.
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New report shows differences in white working class students going to university by higher education provider

New report shows differences in white working class students going to university by higher education provider | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Over 50% of universities admit less than 5% of white students from the low participation neighbourhoods   

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We all need to take responsibility for racial inequalities in higher education | Wonkhe | Comment

We all need to take responsibility for racial inequalities in higher education | Wonkhe | Comment | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Debbie McVitty argues that we are all accountable for changing the culture to tackle racial inequality in HE
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Leading universities pledge commitment to local communities- Truly Civic report

Leading universities pledge commitment to local communities- Truly Civic report | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Over THIRTY of Britain’s leading universities have reaffirmed their commitment to their local communitie
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The USS: How did it come to this?

The USS: How did it come to this? | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) was founded in 1975, when it replaced an outdated set of pension arrangements for university staff. The USS was stable for nearly four decades but, in recent years, it has undergone considerable turbulence. The causes include tighter pension regulations, growing life expectancy and lower financial returns.  …

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UCU - Bullying and stereotyping blocking professorial path for black women

UCU - Bullying and stereotyping blocking professorial path for black women | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Report says a culture of bullying and stereotyping means black academics have to work harder and employ mentally draining strategies to try and get on
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Australia - Report to the Minister for Education: Higher education sector response to the issue of sexual assault and sexual harassment | Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency

TEQSA’s report into the Australian higher education sector’s response to tackling the issues of sexual assault and sexual harassment.
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Free speech to be protected at university | Equality and Human Rights Commission

Free speech to be protected at university | Equality and Human Rights Commission | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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Overworked and isolated: the rising epidemic of loneliness in academia

Overworked and isolated: the rising epidemic of loneliness in academia | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Social isolation is particularly common among early career academics – new research shows 64% of PhD candidates report such feelings.
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Universities must avoid using unconditional offers to put pressure on students, says Office for Students - Office for Students

The Office for Students has warned universities and other higher education providers that indiscriminate use of unconditional offers is akin to pressure selling and could put them in breach of consumer law.
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New Research Insight: Evaluating the ‘Achieving Race Equality in Higher Education’ programme | Advance HE

New Research Insight: Evaluating the ‘Achieving Race Equality in Higher Education’ programme | Advance HE | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Advance HE’s sixth Research Insight provides equality and diversity practitioners with a useful example of how to evaluate the impact of a programme or intervention, by employing a repeated-measures design.
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Higher Education Staff Statistics: UK, 2017/18 | HESA

Higher Education Staff Statistics: UK, 2017/18 | HESA | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
First release of staff data for 2017/18 covering demographic and contract characteristics of staff at UK higher education providers.
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UCU - Deeply unpopular Teaching Excellence Framework not fit for purpose say staff

UCU - Deeply unpopular Teaching Excellence Framework not fit for purpose say staff | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
The Teaching Excellence Framework (Tef) is deeply unpopular, failing students and not fit for purpose says a UCU report released today.
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Senior staff remuneration: Analysis of the 2017-18 disclosures - Office for Students

This publication includes remuneration data for higher education providers with a covering analysis.
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Future of scholarly publishing and scholarly communication - Publications Office of the EU

Future of scholarly publishing and scholarly communication - Publications Office of the EU | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

The report proposes a vision for the future of scholarly communication; it examines the current system -with its strengths and weaknesses- and its main actors. It considers the roles of researchers, research institutions, funders and policymakers, publishers and other service providers, as well as citizens and puts forward recommendations addressed to each of them.

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Universities must do more to tackle ethnic disparity

Universities must do more to tackle ethnic disparity | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
The Government has launched measures to drive change in tackling inequalities between ethnic groups in higher education.
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House of Lords - Brexit: the Erasmus and Horizon programmes - European Union Committee

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UK domiciled undergraduate students of known ethnicity by subject area and ethnicity 2014/15 to 2017/18 | HESA

UK domiciled undergraduate students of known ethnicity by subject area and ethnicity 2014/15 to 2017/18 | HESA | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
UK domiciled undergraduate students of known ethnicity by subject area and ethnicity 2014/15 to 2017/18
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Universities Minister sets vision for higher education

Universities Minister sets vision for higher education | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Chris Skidmore spoke at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, outlining his priorities for the role and his view for the future of the higher education sector.
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The complex web of freedom of speech guidance | Wonkhe | Analysis, Long read

The complex web of freedom of speech guidance | Wonkhe | Analysis, Long read | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Jim Dickinson takes a detailed look at guidance from the EHRC and DfE on Freedom of Speech on campus
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One in three unconditional offers made by just seven universities- Times Higher

One in three unconditional offers made by just seven universities- Times Higher | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Ucas data show that, at three institutions, three-quarters of all offers made to applicants were unconditional
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Adults skills gap: Social Mobility Commission.

Adults skills gap: Social Mobility Commission. | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Report highlighting that well-paid, highly-trained workers keep learning as low-skilled workers miss out
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Empowering leadership to support transgender students and staff within higher education University of Strathclyde project report

Empowering leadership to support transgender students and staff within higher education University of Strathclyde project report | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Empowering leadership to support transgender students and staff within higher education
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Higher Education Student Statistics: UK, 2017/18 | HESA

Higher Education Student Statistics: UK, 2017/18 | HESA | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Annual first release of student enrolment and qualifications data for 2017/18.
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