Category Archives: Times Higher Education

Surge in popularity of two-in-one degree courses

Surge in popularity of two-in-one degree courses  | Holly Else | Times Higher Education | 31 July 2014

The popularity of courses that combine a master’s and bachelor’s degree has exploded over the past five years as students look for new ways to finance postgraduate study, an analysis by Times Higher Education reveals.

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Union clash looms as employers’ pension plans revealed

Union clash looms as employers’ pension plans revealed | Jack Grove | Times Higher Education | 24 July 2014

Universities are set on a collision course with unions after confirming that they want to scrap final salary pensions offered by the sector’s biggest scheme to reduce an estimated £13 billion deficit.

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Few regrets for David Willetts

Few regrets for David Willetts   | John Morgan | Times Higher Education | 17 July 2014

David Willetts has predicted that facing down a “populist but incredibly dangerous” Labour policy to lower fees to £6,000 will be the major challenge for his successor.

 

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Salaries of high-earning professors may be disclosed

Salaries of high-earning professors may be disclosed | Jack GroveI | Times Higher Education | 10 July 2014

alaries of high-earning professors and senior managers may soon be made public after a landmark ruling said that a university must publish details of staff who earn more than £100,000 a year.

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Visa fraudsters ‘preying on’ London branch campuses

Visa fraudsters ‘preying on’ London branch campuses  | John Morgan | Times Higher Education | 03 July 2014

There are fears that London branch campuses run by UK universities could have been “targeted” by criminals running visa scams, as the Home Office investigates what it calls a “concerted attack” on institutions.

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