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Tweet The number of university students seeking counselling has risen over a third in the last four years, according to an investigation by Help Me Investigate. And at five universities numbers have more than doubled. The University of Glasgow had … Continue reading
TweetResearch by the University and College Union (UCU) revealed that more than half of British 145 universities have staff on zero hour contracts: a controversial arrangement that doesn’t guarantee pay or continuous work hours. According to figures from FOI requests, … Continue reading
Tweet The factchecking site Full Fact has launched a new section on its website hosting key data on education. The Full Fact Finder covers 5 areas: immigration, health, the economy, crime and the law – and education.
TweetThe minutes of meetings at public institutions are an often-overlooked source of possible story ideas and leads. Local authorities and hospitals regularly have their board meetings scrutinised by reporters – but university council meetings are less closely followed.
TweetLast week we reported on complaints to universities ranging from one for every five thousand students to one in every fifty. The data behind that, says @UnileaksUK, raises questions about the body which handles complaints where a student is unhappy with the … Continue reading
TweetThe OIA (Office of the Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education) has published its first set of complaint figures for the individual institutions who subscribe to its Scheme. The figures show rates varying considerably with some universities having as few as one … Continue reading
TweetNew education data website data.ac.uk has gone live, providing datasets on learning providers’ equipment and learning providers themselves. Launched on March 20 by the “data.southampton” team to “provide a hub for linked data in .ac.uk open data services”, and owned by the community of … Continue reading