A couple of years ago, I’d gone with his big sister to another university, where a lecturer had mispronounced one of the most prominent authorities in her discipline and I had got into a fight with him.
When I was a fresher in 2010, feminist societies weren’t commonplace in universities. Now every campus in the country has one.
The American Ivy League universities are accused of churning out automatons, whose principal task is securing a lucrative career. But is Oxbridge just as bad?
With students paying more than ever, richer data is needed for them to accurately know how much their course will enhance their prospects.
Vice chancellors should join the discussion about alternatives to the current model.
The UK already invests less in higher education than every other OECD member state except Japan.
With further cuts to higher education and 40 per cent of student loans unlikely to be repaid, the parties need to agree on a sustainable funding system.
The coalition promised to reduce the cost to the taxpayer. But reduced university participation and higher inflation mean we'll end up paying more.
The changes to student finance, the promotion of STEM subjects through the EBacc and visa issues for international students are all discouraging potential students from realising their talents by following a creative arts degree.
Nick Clegg said the deficit meant fees had to rise. But the new system will cost the government more.