Male students have become a rare breed in UK universities. They were first outnumbered by women as far back as 1992 and, since then, the gender gap has increased annually. Statistics released by Ucas last week show that this year almost 100,000 more women than men have applied for a university place. In England, women […]… Learn more.
English is widely acknowledged as the world’s most successful language. It has developed over the 20th century into a global lingua franca, the most widely used language on the internet, and the clear leader in educati… Learn more.
If you are worried about the status of low-income students at the nation’s top public universities, recent news out of Madison, Wisconsin is disheartening. In December, Inside Higher Ed (IHE) revealed that the Universi… Learn more.
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When you think of China, animal welfare probably isn’t the first phrase that springs to mind. In a country known for its fur farms, bile bears and live animal eating, you could be forgiven for assuming everyone is in o… Learn more.
In 1998, the U.S. Congress passed the Copyright Term Extension Act of 1998 (CTEA). CTEA expanded on the Copyright Act of 1976 by retroactively extending all existing copyrights by 20 years. So instead of the steady en… Learn more.
At the start of each year, Norway hands out new licences for offshore oil and gas development. Typically, these “Awards in Predefined Areas” (APA) receive little coverage outside of the specialist media. But this yea… Learn more.
University students have scored some massive victories since “fees must fall” entered South Africa’s lexicon. They have secured more government funding for fees. They have forced universities to address a complex r… Learn more.
Ernst and Young was the first prominent graduate employer to decide that its own entry criteria were a more accurate judge of job applicants than the degree classifications on their CVs. But similar moves away from a rel… Learn more.
Earlier this week, Robert Quinn, the executive director of Scholars at Risk, an international network of higher education institutions in 39 countries with headquarters at New York University, published an op-ed pie… Learn more.