British Universities

Should the Tories be so proud to have been raising numbers?

We must sweep aside today’s pervasive fearfulness. Instead we should feel free to offend — and not take offence when others treat us equally robustly

An Admissions Don at a major British university lays bare the quota-driven process of student selection and imagines what honest acceptance and rejection letters may look like

The dream of the university is being killed by greed, dogma and bureaucracy

The British model of a residential “university experience” saddles students with unnecessary debt and severs their links with their communities

At its most radical, the push for decolonising the curriculum rests on a series of false assumptions that we need to repudiate

The cult of mass university education saddles many students with unecessary debt, breeds dissatisfaction and does little to foster culture or enterprise

By expecting them to do everything, we forget their central purpose: education

British universities are ill-served by the Research Excellence Framework

The university is taking a stand against an organisation that has lost its way