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Vocation, vocation: fears over post-92 cuts to humanities

Vocation, vocation: fears over post-92 cuts to humanities | John Morgan | Times Higher Education | 21 April 2011

UEL and London Met plans may signal ‘unequal distribution of cultural capital’. A spate of course and school closures has prompted fears for the future of the arts, humanities and social sciences at new universities, with warnings that the subjects are being closed off to poorer students.

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Loss of philosophy at Middlesex raises fears for humanities

Loss of philosophy at Middlesex raises fears for humanities| John Morgan | Times Higher Education | 06 May 2010

Concern that focus on STEM subjects may squeeze out arts in post-92 institutions. Fears have been raised for the future of the humanities in post-1992 universities after Middlesex University announced it is to close its philosophy programmes.

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