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Tackling hate crime in higher education: lessons from Auschwitz

11 December 2018
Professor Julia Buckingham, Vice-Chancellor of Brunel University London, on how her participation in the first ever 'Lessons from Auschwitz' programme has intensified her commitment to tackle hate crime in all its forms.

Exploring solutions to ethnicity attainment gaps – one university's experience

5 December 2018
Professor Sir Chris Husbands, Vice-Chancellor of Sheffield Hallam University, shares recent experience of his institution's efforts to tackle the BAME attainment gap.

Addressing grade inflation: a statement of intent

28 November 2018
UUK's Charlotte Snelling on a new statement of intent for the sector to address the various factors behind grade inflation.

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BME attainment: why universities must do more than 'mind the gap'

13 November 2018
Professor Steve West, Vice-Chancellor of the University of West England, Bristol, on the initiatives his institution is running to create a more inclusive and supportive environment for BME students in the UK.

Graduates in demand, but skills must match up with jobs

7 November 2018
With regular debates about the value of degrees and whether graduates have the right skills, Greg Wade considers the evidence from employers on graduate recruitment and their actual skills needs.

Budget 2018 – key points for universities

30 October 2018
While there were no headline policies on higher education this year, Mark Condren digs into the documents underpinning the Budget to find announcements of interest to universities.

Addressing the BME attainment gap in universities

29 October 2018
Professor Alec Cameron, Vice-Chancellor of Aston University, talks about initiatives to help universities improve the attainment and university experience of black and minority ethnic (BME) students across the UK.

Changing the culture on cyber bullying

19 October 2018
The lines between on and off-line harassment are becoming increasingly blurred among young people. Policy Intern Katy Haigh looks at efforts in the university sector to tackle online bullying.

Taking a stand against hate crime

16 October 2018
Professor David Richardson, Vice-Chancellor of the University of East Anglia, talks about the challenge of tackling hate crime, and how universities can take a lead.

How universities can support mental health this World Mental Health Day

10 October 2018
This World Mental Health Day, Simon Blake, newly appointed CEO of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England urges more universities to take action to support both student and staff mental health.