MORE than two-thirds of university bosses sit on committees that decide their own pay, research by the University and College Union (UCU) revealed yesterday.
The study found a lack of transparency over vice-chancellors’ salaries, with former education minister Lord Adonis, a key...
Thursday 24th Aug 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
LORD ADONIS called on university bosses yesterday to take a pay cut to help reduce tuition fees.
No university vice-chancellor has shown that their institution’s arts and social studies courses justified the £9,250-a-year fee, the former education minister said in an...
Tuesday 15th Aug 2017
Intention to study for a degree hits lowest level in eight years
Thursday 10th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Sally Hunt calls on lecturers to back Corbyn
Monday 29th May 2017
Students offered shorter degrees for more cash
Saturday 25th Feb 2017
STUDENT fees and taxpayers’ cash are funding luxury lifestyles of Britain’s university heads, a union blasted as it revealed vice-chancellors received an average of £277,834 last year.
The analysis by University and College Union (UCU) published today showed that 55...
Thursday 23rd Feb 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
BRITAIN’S top university bosses were revealed yesterday to have received average pay rises of 5.9 per cent — more than five times the amount doled out to their academic staff members.
The pay award went to vice-chancellors of the top-tier Russell Group of universities and...
Friday 6th Jan 2017
LABOUR in Scotland yesterday warned that Scottish applicants to prestigious universities north of the border are being “locked out” because of funding cuts.
In 10 out of 17 higher education institutions, the proportion of successful Scottish applicants is running at 53 per...
THE gap between the richest and the poorest attending university in Scotland has widened, according to figures published today by admissions service Ucas.
Since 2014, the number of young people from the most deprived areas entering higher education has risen by 0.8 per cent.
Saturday 24th Dec 2016
Bristol launches plans to tackle growing inequality in education
Friday 16th Dec 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain