Archive for 15 November 2009

Students to shame MPs who don’t oppose fees rise

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , on 15 November 2009 by Steve

UK“Student leaders have promised to name and shame every MP who refuses to sign a pledge to oppose a rise in university tuition fees. The student leaders of more than 85 universities and higher education institutes in the UK pledged to break the two main political parties’ ‘cosy consensus of silence’ on fees …” (more)

[Jessica Shepherd, University World News, 15 November]

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International graduate recruitment stalls

Posted in teaching with tags , on 15 November 2009 by Steve

Ireland“After four years of growth, international recruitment to graduate schools has stalled, according to the latest data. A survey by the Council of Graduate Schools, which represents 500 graduate institutions, shows that between 2008 and 2009 there was zero growth in recruitment from the top three source countries …” (more)

[David Jobbins, University World News, 15 November]