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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

New faces at Plymouth

University of Plymouth announces appointment of new Deputy VCs for Education & Student Experie...

Sunderland unveils new strategic plan

Bold new plan aims to deliver next generation of 'tomorrow makers'

Lord Hastings to be next Regent's Chancellor

Lord Michael Hastings CBE, Global Head of Corporate Citizenship at KPMG, announced as next Cha...

Pushing forward in the new university environment

Loughborough Uni's Kay England shares her approach to adapting to the increasingly commercial ...

Prue Leith appointed at QMU

'Great British Menu' star and entrepreneur, Prue Leith, appointed as new Chancellor of Queen M...

More Medical School places will not solve doctor shortage

University of Leicester's Professor Philip Baker looks at the flaws in the Health Department's...

Comedian Robin Ince wins Science Journalism award

Despite not being either a scientist or a journalist, Robin Ince was honoured for his work int...

UWE welcomes Clive Lewis OBE

Social mobility pioneer Clive Lewis OBE appointed to Board of Governors

Westminster Business School appoints new Dean

Westminster Business School has appointed Professor Malcolm Kirkup as its new Dean

Who's looking after you?

During this hectic time as students return, Mel Loizou looks at ways to keep smiling and calm ...

Sheffield VC to become Science Council President

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sheffield, Professor Sir Keith Burnett FRS, has been name...

Nottingham Vice-Chancellor set to retire after 30 years

The University of Nottingham's Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir David Greenaway has announced his...

Time for a change?

By Chris Davies, Director for Transformational Change, Tribal

Former Queen Margaret Dean appointed as new Deputy Principal

Queen Margaret University (QMU), Edinburgh has appointed Dr Richard Butt as its new Deputy Pri...

Huddersfield project encourages international collaboration

The University of Huddersfield is combining resources with representatives from eight other u...

Professor John Latham to be new Alliance chair

Professor John Latham, Vice-Chancellor of Coventry University, has been elected as the new Cha...

How the study of emojis lead to a place at Oxford

One A-level student's Extended Project Qualification gained her an A*, cementing her place on ...

ASRA: A busy year ahead for an experienced committee

By Niamh Banks, ASRA Communications and IT Officer

Future tense?

Steve Wright asks some key figures in the HE sector for their thoughts on the year just finish...

New appointments at Northampton

Prof Hastings McKenzie and Dr Helen Poole to join the University of Northampton in October

Top TEF job for Professor Chris Husbands

Vice-Chancellor of Sheffield Hallam University named as the first Chair of new higher educatio...

Reviving the region, our obligation to step up

The need for innovation and resilience has never been more necessary as we move forward, says ...

Sheffield VC joins NCUB Board

The National Centre for Universities and Business welcomes Professor Sir Keith Burnett, VC of ...

Secular advice from University of Westminster

The University is the first in the UK to appoint an in-house Secular Adviser