higher education

Be a Voice: Reforming Higher Education in the UK

Be a Voice: Reforming Higher Education in the UK

“Data gathered from The Higher Education Statistics Agency shows that the number of first-class and second-class degrees awarded from British Universities has soared. In the 2016/17 academic year, 26% of students graduating from British universities were leaving with a first-class degree, an 8% increase from 2013.” Lucinda discusses the possibility for reform within the higher education sector.

Be A Voice: Why are we letting our Universities act like thuggish moguls?

Be A Voice: Why are we letting our Universities act like thuggish moguls?

"Beneath the pension dispute, a common occurrence today as employers seek to ditch costly final salary and defined benefit schemes, lays a malignant factor that is hampering higher education across the country – the commercialisation of higher learning." Alasdair Fraser delves into the issue of corporate higher education in light of the recent strikes.