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Daily Media Digest: Friday 20 January 2012

 

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£60m yacht? That could give 45000 students EMA, says NUS

?FE Week

The National Union of Students (NUS) has suggested how the estimated £60 million needed to buy a new yacht for the Queen could be spent improving FE. ...

 

 

Drop in funding leaves college leaders fearful

?The Edinburgh Journal

And the National Union of Students (NUS) Scotland underlined the need for students across the country to join forces under the banner of their ...

 

 

Further and Higher Education:

 

Recruiting in higher education: more than an academic exercise

?Financial Times

Does headhunting have a role in the higher education sector? I have been canvassing senior figures in academia to find out. Many respondents were sceptical, ...

Number of academic staff falls 1 per cent in last two years

?Times Higher Education

By Sarah Cunnane The number of people working within the higher education sector in the UK has dropped by 2 per cent over the last two academic years. ...

Willetts: less red tape + fewer tax burdens = more autonomy

?Times Higher Education

The universities minister also announced an initiative to help cut unnecessary data collection by higher education institutions. “I have discussed the issue ...

UCU case against IfL has now been 'discontinued'

?FE Week

Legal proceedings between the University and College Union (UCU) and the Institute for Learning (IfL) have been discontinued. ...

More women became UK professors, Hesa figures show

?BBC News

Figures from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (Hesa) show there were just ... The general secretary of the University and College Union, Sally Hunt, ...

Oxford Chancellor paid the highest of all Russell Group Universities.

?Oxford Student

Hamilton topped a list of 13 Russell Group VCs compiled by The Guardian; putting him £5000 a year clear of the University of Birmingham's Prof. ...

Grant letter delayed as government 'considers lowering AAB threshold'

?Times Higher Education

It reports that but that ministers have asked the Higher Education Funding Council for England for additional analysis its potential impact, resulting in ...

Vice-chancellor's staff 'poaching' fears

?WalesOnline

But he welcomed a forthcoming review into higher education provision in North-East Wales as an opportunity for the university to grow and move forward. ...

Lincoln university says Riseholme college 'key' despite changes

?BBC News

The University of Lincoln has said it is still committed to farming after it decided to hand over further education courses at an agricultural college. ...

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