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Author Archives: Nicola Dandridge
Migration Watch UK’s recent report misses the point by suggesting that the ‘brightest and best’ students in the UK includes only those attending a selection of universities. One of the strengths of the UK’s higher education sector is its diversity. In … Continue reading
Imagine a lecture hall filled with undergraduates. Perhaps, reasonably, you would assume that many are your ‘average student’ – young, living away from home and studying full-time for three years. But in reality, a good proportion of those undergraduates are … Continue reading
Of all the hackneyed headlines relating to higher education in the national newspapers, “University Challenge” must surely be the most wearisomely overused. But we now have an upstart nipping at its heels: “Going Dutch”. Leaving aside the lamentable lack of … Continue reading
Reflections from Australia: across the globe, investment in higher education is central to securing growth, finds Nicola Dandridge
I’m writing this 30,000 feet in the air, flying home to London from Melbourne, Australia. I spent a week in Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne, courtesy of the British Council and the Australian International Education Conference [AIEC]. So, thank you British Council … Continue reading
Our 2011 Annual Conference gives us a chance to take stock of the past year and anticipate the significant changes to the higher education sector in the coming months and years. It also gives us the opportunity to welcome Universities … Continue reading