Category - higher education

  • 11 Nov 2010

    Christian students joined thousands of demonstrators in London yesterday to protest against government plans to allow universities in England to charge fees of up to £9000.

  • 5 Nov 2010

    As arms companies target university careers fairs, they may be hoping that the economic situation will encourage graduates to work for them. But a wave of student protests have broken out at graduate recruitment events across the UK, suggesting that students are more unwilling than ever to use their skills in the service of a trade that fuels war and perpetuates poverty.

  • 4 Nov 2010

    Students and academics have condemned plans to raise the cap on tuition fees to a “basic threshold” of £6,000 and an “absolute limit” of £9,000 a year.

  • 14 Oct 2010

    The youth wings of the Liberal Democrats and the Green Party have attacked proposals - supported by LibDem and Tory ministers - to raise student tuition fees in England.

  • 14 Oct 2010

    A careers fair in Edinburgh was closed down last week after the organisers' decision to invite BAE Systems to the event triggered a protest by students.

  • 13 Oct 2010

    The Student Christian Movement (SCM) have reacted with anger to government plans to lift the cap on university tuition fees while spending billions on Trident.

  • 12 Oct 2010

    Students and academics have urged Lib Dem MPs to stick to an election pledge and vote against proposals to remove the cap on university tuition fees in England.

  • 10 Oct 2010

    The Comprehensive Spending Review is expected to be bad news for universities and especially bad news for those who teach in the humanities, says theologian and ethicist Graeme Smith. Action is needed. But are strikes really the most effective response to damaging cuts?

  • 15 Sep 2010

    Ninety per cent of the UK public value universities and colleges and want to see continued government investment in them, according to a new poll released today.

  • 20 Aug 2010

    The universities minister David Willetts has come under attack after telling students to lower their sights and apply to “less competitive” universities next year.