10 university flashpoints over free speech

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Free speech – too much of it or too little of it – has become one of the thorniest and most emotive subjects for universities.
At what point do strongly held views become extremism or hate speech?
There have been violent flashpoints, particularly in ..

Young people ‘face debt epidemic’

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Laura Davies, knows what it can be like to have to raid the overdraft to pay the childminder and borrow from family for accommodation.
Now 27, she and her partner still live according to a spreadsheet.
The Young Women's Trust says a quarter of..

Doing the Day Job

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How does higher education policy affect our everyday activities in universities? As educators, is policy at the forefront of our teaching and learning practice? Or is it just a miasma of targets, data collection, new developments and rules and regula..