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The gay executive

Ian Mehrtens, Chief Operating Officer, London South Bank University, shares his story of becom...

Nobel Prize winner becomes Chancellor of Bristol

Sir Paul Nurse, a Nobel Prize-winning scientist and former President of the Royal Society, ins...

Leeds Beckett appoints first Race and Education Prof

Leeds Beckett University has appointed the UK's first Professor of Race and Education, Shirley...

Bradford appoints graduate employability expert

The University of Bradford has appointed Professor Vishanth Weerakkody to help spearhead the d...

Leeds appoints new Chair in High Speed Rail Engineering

Professor Peter Woodward is the University of Leeds' new Chair in High Speed Rail Engineering

Coventry student champions STEM careers for women

Construction degree's only female fresher says she stands out 'in a positive way'

Danny Boyle teams up with MMU Screen School

Trainspotting and Academy Award-winning director will play a leading role in a new innovative ...

Bradford appoints Dean of Faculty of Life Sciences

The University of Bradford has appointed Professor Alastair Goldman as Dean of the Faculty of ...

Edinburgh names new Vice-Chancellor

Professor Peter Mathieson has been appointed as the next Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the ...

Bath Chemical Engineer wins prestigious national tech award

Prof. Semali Perera from the University of Bath wins the Academic Award in the 2017 FDM Everyw...

Colm Toibin appointed Liverpool Chancellor

Award-winning Irish author, journalist and playwright Colm Toibin has been announced as the ne...

Surrey Vice-Chancellor GQ Max Lu awarded Medal of Australia

Professor GQ Max Lu was awarded a medal of the Order of Australia for his service to education...

Leicester's School of Business 'has top 20 potential'

Professor Zoe Radnor shares her thoughts on the future of the new School of Business 

Women changing the face of edtech

Leading Bath chemical engineer, Prof Semali Perera, named as finalist for national tech award

University College of Estate Management appoints new staff

University College of Estate Management appoints Deputy CEO, Deans and Vice Principal

Duke of York launches HE Apprenticeships

HRH The Duke of York visits the North East to launch the University of Sunderland's Higher and...

Mental health issues in schools supported by new partnership

Leeds Beckett University and Stronger Minds CIC to train teachers on how to respond to mental ...

Plymouth Uni appoints Deputy Vice-Chancellor

University of Plymouth has announced the appointment of Professor Simon Payne as Deputy V-C fo...

Nottingham celebrated in New Year Honours

Two members of The University of Nottingham have been recognised by The Queen in the New Year ...

Championing equality in HE

Uni of Leicester hands new Deputy PVC, Dr Kate Williams, a megaphone to champion her cause for...

Staffordshire announces key appoints

New senior staff to drive Staffordshire University?s connected strategy

Newcastle appoints acting director

Newcastle University has appointed Professor Daniel Zizzo as acting Head of its Business Schoo...

BCU Prof receives OBE from Prince William

Birmingham City University's former Pro-V-C receives Order of the British Empire for services ...

Student living with blood cancer achieves Doctorate

Postgrad student who was diagnosed with terminal blood cancer a month before his viva graduate...

Head of Research Services joins Wolverhampton

The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a new Head of Research Services

Surrey Prof wins Leverhulme Trust award

Professor Diane Watt from the University of Surrey has been awarded a major research fellowshi...

Chinese honour for University of Sheffield Vice-Chancellor

Professor Sir Keith Burnett has received the award twice in his career

Judy Murray receives honourary doctorate 

Abertay University awarded honorary doctorates to Judy Murray, Matthew Syed and Rob Hubbard

What lies ahead?

UB Editor, Rebecca Paddick asks, what are the major challenges across the sector for 2017, and...

Cumbria welcomes new V-C

A new era has begun at the University of Cumbria with the formal inauguration of Prof Julie Me...

First impressions

We visited Aston University, and asked new VC, Prof Alec Cameron what he thinks of the 121-yea...

Keep calm and carry on

Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell, tells us more about the University of Bath's...

New CEO appointed to lead academy trust

Michelle Lowe will become CEO of University of Wolverhampton's Education Central Multi Academy...

Chichester appoints new V-C

University of Chichester announces appointment of Professor Jane Longmore as its new Vice-Chan...

Sir Lenny Henry becomes Chancellor of BCU

Sir Lenny Henry has been installed as Birmingham City University's new Chancellor

Sheffield gets funding boost for women in engineering

£50,000 will fund programme to inspire more women in the field

Review of the year

The year that was in higher education - was it success for the sector?

MMU appoints Pro V-C

Professor Andrew Gibson appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor at Manchester Metropolitan University

Playing it safe is the most dangerous thing you can do

By Max du Bois of brand design experts, Spencer du Bois

Former gov't special advisor appointed at Wolverhampton Uni

Andy Westwood is returning to his hometown to take the position