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Where will the next generation of Nobel Prize winners come from?

theconversation.com — The US continues to dominate when it comes to Nobel Prizes, according to a new list of the academics and institutions that have won most of the prestigious accolades so far in the 21st century. American institutions and academics topped the list, put together by the magazine Times Higher Education (THE).

Southampton Solent to validate £18K New College of the Humanities degrees

timeshighereducation.co.uk — The New College of the Humanities, the £18,000-a-year private institution set up by the philosopher A. C. Grayling, is to offer degrees validated by Southampton Solent University, while its students will now be able to access publicly funded loans to fund part of their fees.
Jul 30, 2015

RT @JMorganTHE: AC Grayling's £18k a year 'Oxbridge style' private college to offer Southampton Solent validated degrees timeshighereducation.co.uk/news/southampt…

Javid wants overseas students to leave UK after graduation

timeshighereducation.co.uk — Sajid Javid, the business secretary, wants to "break the link" between overseas students coming to study in the UK and staying on to work after graduation. Mr Javid, who is in charge of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, which is responsible for higher education, made the comments in an interview on BBC Radio 4's Today programme this morning.
Jul 10, 2015

U.K. breaks the link between studying in Britain and settling there after graduation timeshighereducation.co.uk/news/javid-wan…

UK universities at risk from 'ill-informed' immigration debate, warns Cambridge v-c

timeshighereducation.co.uk — The Conservatives' goal to cut net migration is driven by a "negative account of immigration" that risks damaging UK higher education, the University of Cambridge vice-chancellor has warned. Sir Leszek Borysiewicz also described the government's continued inclusion of overseas students in the net migration target as "ludicrous" and "crazy".
Jul 02, 2015

RT @JMorganTHE: "Ludicrous" and "crazy" to include overseas students in net migrant count, says Cambridge VC Leszek Borysiewicz timeshighereducation.co.uk/news/uk-univer…

Student grants may become loans as BIS prepares to wield the axe

Jun 16, 2015

RT @Gilesyb: timeshighereducation.co.uk/student-grants… Hey, here it's Yours Truly, predicting in the TES that student maintenance grants will be turned into loans

The End of Books in Print

johncrosssleymorgan.everydayethic.org — I've always loved books. I think it started when I was a child and would enter my father's study and look at the books lining the walls. I couldn't read them, but I loved their shapes and colors and the way they made the room look so impressive.
May 29, 2015

Have we seen the end of books in print? Blogger John Morgan ponders the question. buff.ly/1HAXSkP pic.twitter.com/24IefZfSDB

Tory triumph sets universities on road to EU referendum

timeshighereducation.co.uk — The Conservatives are on course for a majority after standing on a platform to seek an EU referendum and further tighten immigration rules, which could impact on universities.
May 08, 2015

RT @Phil_Baty: Huge implications for UK #HigherEd - Conservative election triumph sets universities on road to EU referendum timeshighereducation.co.uk/news/tory-triu… #GE2015

OECD’s Ahelo project could transform university hierarchy

QAA upholds two 'concerns' about UK’s biggest private college

timeshighereducation.co.uk — Admissions procedures and student retention at St Patrick's flagged, as well as 'fighting in the classroom', although other areas pass scrutiny
May 01, 2015

RT @JMorganTHE: QAA: 30% drop-outs, reports of fighting at UK's biggest private college. Govt: OK for it to have public funding again timeshighereducation.co.uk/news/qaa-uphol…

Almost half of sector to back Labour, THE election poll suggests

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Aug 29, 2015

@teamtesla Understand. Better fight for hardcores, for sure. But think they'll sell more tickets now, so event will be massive.

Aug 29, 2015

@Steven_Kelliher Got tied up with the Rousey news. But we have all the results here: bit.ly/1Kicaya

Aug 28, 2015

Bellator 141 results: A.J. McKee def. James Barnes via knockout (punches) - Round 1, 1:42

Aug 28, 2015

A.J. McKee, kids. Wow. Choke slammed a dude to the canvas, then let him back up so he could score the KTFO.

Aug 28, 2015

Melvin has been wincing with his right hand since the final bell. Appearing as if he broke it.

Aug 28, 2015

Bellator 141 results: Ilima MacFarlane def. Maria Rios via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) bit.ly/1IreJX6

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