higher education

  • July 22, 2010

    Students and lecturers are warning that theology and religious studies departments in British universities could be under threat due to cuts in higher education funding. Bangor University will this year accept new theology students for the last time, while staff at Birmingham have warned that they will consider strike action to resist compulsory redundancies.

  • July 15, 2010

    The Business Secretary, Vince Cable has triggered a mixed reaction after saying that university students will “almost certainly” have to pay more towards their education, in contrast to the Liberal Democrats' previous approach.

  • May 27, 2010

    In the many comments made about Michael Gove's appointment as Education Secretary, one area that has generally been overlooked is his unhealthy attitude to history teaching.

  • May 18, 2010

    The Vice-Chancellors of the UK's leading universities have triggered a negative reaction by calling on the new government to lift the cap on tuition fees.

  • May 13, 2010

    Students and academics have called on the Liberal Democrats not to abandon their opposition to increases in university tuition fees now that they are in coalition with the Tory Party.

  • February 25, 2010

    The Student Christian Movement (SCM) has welcomed the involvement of Christian students in a national day of action aimed at ending universities’ links with arms companies. They said "Jesus would oppose the arms trade”.

  • February 24, 2010

    Students across the UK will stage a day of action today aimed at “kicking the arms trade off campus”. The last year has seen demonstrations and occupations in protest at universities’ links to arms companies.

  • February 22, 2010

    Christian students from across Britain have prayed for courage to engage in activism and mission at the end of the annual conference of the Student Christian Movement (SCM), which took place in Derbyshire this weekend.

  • February 19, 2010

    The next two weeks look set to offer further evidence that, contrary to common perceptions, student activism is alive and well.

  • February 19, 2010

    Christian students from across Britain are gathering in Derbyshire this weekend to explore “spirituality, vocation, activism and mission”. The weekend forms the annual conference of the Student Christian Movement (SCM).