The Physical Campus: On its way out?

There’s lots of debate as to what the 21st century classroom will grow to look like, and Times Higher EducationĀ picks up another story suggesting that the physical campus will become a thing of the past, as students log in when/where they want: The traditional university model is unlikely to survive the next 50 years because […]

What do students want from University?

Encouraging to see that students aren’t picking just on cost, but are looking for a wider idea of what offers “value”: Almost a quarter of all students have changed their thinking on where to attend university owing to higher tuition fees, according to a new study of applicants. That proportion rose to more than a […]

The Pursuit of Hire Education

Prospective students’ increased focus on graduate employment prospects and salaries in the wake of tuition fee rises will have profound repercussions for the sector in terms of setting fees, argues Christine Buccella Across England, thousands of 17-year-olds are calculating the cost of getting an undergraduate degree, and it is not only the thousands of pounds […]

New Specs?

OK, I’m having my eyes tested this afternoon. Since I got my last pair of specs (in 2004 or 2005!) my prescription has changed, but I’ve been waiting to know that I had enough money to buy some! So far I’ve only tried Specsavers and Tesco (who are giving away free sight-tests in their new […]