Tag Archives: University quality

Profile tool will highlight weakness

Profile tool will highlight weakness | Andrew Trounson | The Australian Higher Education | 13 February, 2013

A LOCAL version of the EU’s university profiling tool, U-Map, could be in place within six months as part of a bid to reduce sector obsession with research-biased rankings, while highlighting areas such as teaching. But the tool will shine a spotlight on vulnerabilities, including areas of poor research performance.

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UK sector will take hit from London Met visa scandal, senior figures warn

UK sector will take hit from London Met visa scandal, senior figures warn | Jack Grove | Times Higher Education | 30 August 2012

The decision to strip London Metropolitan University of its licence to recruit overseas students has implications “for the whole UK sector”, according to the vice-president of Universities UK. The British Council, which promotes UK higher education abroad, also warned that the London Met situation “could be hugely damaging to the UK’s excellent reputation overseas”.

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