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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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Shared university services ‘snake oil’: opinion

The fashion in universities and other public sector organisations for ‘shared services’ did not spring from nowhere. Yes Minister in the 1980s featured an episode about a hospital that had 500 administration staff, but could not afford to employ nurses ...

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