Sunday, November 18, 2018

Medical school vows to train a generation of working-class doctors

A medical school at the University of Sunderland is to launch next year with the aim of breaking down social barriers to medicine...

Scammers target students with fake tax refund emails

Thousands of university students have been targeted with fake tax refund emails in an attempt to steal their banking and personal details, HM...

English university given £900k emergency loan by regulator

A university received a £900,000 emergency loan from the higher education regulator in England this year, it has been revealed, in a move...

Why schools are right to ban pupils from wearing designer coats

Just when I thought my trust in authority had hit the skids and would never be restored, a story popped up to remind...

Betsy DeVos to alter sexual misconduct guidelines to bolster rights of accused

Betsy DeVos, the US education secretary, is proposing a major overhaul of the way colleges handle complaints of sexual misconduct, narrowing the definition...

Should all art students learn to paint and draw?

In a new paper, What Happened to the Art Schools?, the painter and art critic Jacob Willer claims that today’s fine art degrees...

‘A wall built to keep people out’: the cruel, bureaucratic maze of children’s services...

In a system cut to the bone, gaining access to the support we had been promised for our daughter’s special educational needs was...

Bullying has an impact which lasts years. I know – I’ve been a victim...

A scene that often replays in my mind is being 13 years old, curled up in the foetal position on the floor and...

The UK's strength in science is because of the EU – not in spite...

Brexit negotiations may be in turmoil, but UK universities need the government to encourage even stronger links with the remaining 27 member states...

Students say they don't know what 'trivial' means in exam question fiasco

New Zealand high school students have demanded examiners ignore that they don’t know what the word “trivial” means, after it appeared in a...