The newsroom blog

Obama’s election supposedly heralded a ‘post-racial’ era, yet inequalities persist for the black community. Today, HBCUs have lessons for us all

3 October

Top universities demand the best in the world as leaders. But when does a fresh international outlook outweigh domestic knowledge and experience?

5 September

Technological advances mean an ever evolving workplace. While no one can predict the future, HE investment in lifelong learning will surely help us adapt

8 August

Brexit will be a disaster for HE, but do the new prime minister’s past utterances offer clues on what else universities might expect?

1 August

Not all pupils see a clear path after leaving school. More must be done to light the way for students from non-traditional backgrounds in both HE and FE

27 June

A different environment can do wonders for a person; might universities feel a similar refreshment when the UK’s political landscape settles down again?

30 May