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Let universities fail: UK gov

Unlike banks such as Lloyds and the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), failing UK universities won’t have it easy if they’re near collapse. Announcing this at Wonkfest – a higher education festival in London – Sir Michael Barber, the head of the ...

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Birmingham’s ARC vetoes: the sector reacts

The university sector has taken umbrage with the decision by former Education Minister Simon Birmingham to block 11 applications for Australian Research Council (ARC) funding. ARC confirmed in Senate Estimates that the project applications, all from the humanities and social sciences ...

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