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Academics ‘turning down UK jobs’ after Brexit vote

timeshighereducation.com — There are cases of UK university jobs failing to attract interest from Europe and of researchers turning down posts in the wake of the Brexit vote, according to the head of England's funding council.

Salford culls courses ‘to secure future’

timeshighereducation.com — Salford has also announced another 46 jobs are at risk, affecting both professional services staff and academics. The University and College Union said it could not rule out strike action, calling the latest announcement the 13 th round of job cuts in the last two years.

OECD: countries’ fees must not ‘skyrocket’ past ‘price limit’

timeshighereducation.com — Governments and universities must recognise that there is a "price limit" where tuition fee rises will start to hit student access, even in those nations with income-contingent loans, according to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's influential director for education and skills.

Jo Johnson recognises ‘burning need’ for clarity on EU students

timeshighereducation.com — Jo Johnson has recognised that there is a "burning need" to provide clarity on fees and funding for European Union students following the Brexit vote. The universities and science minister, speaking at the Universities UK annual conference at Nottingham Trent University today, also warned that there were challenges ahead on the question of overseas students.

What lessons does Switzerland hold for the UK post-Brexit?

timeshighereducation.com — The Swiss National Museum in Zurich gets straight to the point in its section on the history of Switzerland. William Tell's 14th-century rebellion against Habsburg tyranny and the 18th-century rise of banking can wait. Migration is first up. The first display celebrates notable residents who were either not born in Switzerland or had at least one non-Swiss parent.

Will Hillary Clinton debt-free college plan lead to soaring fees?

timeshighereducation.com — "This is a major initiative that will revolutionise higher education in this country and improve the lives of so many of our people." So said Bernie Sanders of Hillary Clinton's plan for "debt-free" public higher education, in the July speech in which he endorsed his former rival for the Democratic presidential nomination.

Number of visa applications for university study falls

timeshighereducation.com — There has been a fall in the number of students from outside the European Union applying for visas to study at UK universities, according to new figures that will raise fears of a further drop in overseas enrolments.

Brexit: UK considers alternative options to EU research association

timeshighereducation.com — British universities will not immediately press the government to seek associated country status in European Union research programmes after Brexit, but will instead explore all options to find a politically acceptable solution amid signs that Theresa May wants to end the free movement of people between the UK and the EU.

Conor McGregor takes career gamble at UFC 202

usatoday.com — LAS VEGAS - For the last three years, Conor McGregor could do no wrong. He quickly ascended from relative anonymity to the undisputed biggest star in mixed martial arts. But now, the UFC featherweight champion seems dangerously close to watching it all wiped away.

Treasury to 'guarantee' post-Brexit funding for EU research projects

timeshighereducation.com — Philip Hammond is to "guarantee" that research projects currently funded by the EU will be "underwritten" by the UK government after Brexit. Funding commitments on research made by the chancellor today are part of a package of post-Brexit guarantees on projects currently funded by the EU, including agricultural subsidies and structural and investment funds.
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Oct 25, 2016

@VFS_kevin Seems about right. FOX shows usually pretty affordable.

Oct 24, 2016

@VFS_kevin Unfortunately, I haven't seen those listed yet.

Oct 20, 2016

RT @alexriccimma: Thank you @MMAjunkieJohn & Ken for having me on your show. I had a lot of fun talking about @GeorgesStPierre

Oct 20, 2016

@jeremybotter Have to love those emails that say, “Take these days off or lose them.”

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