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A history of Data Futures

Wonkhe

Data Futures is here, it just isn’t evenly distributed. David Kernohan traces the surprisingly long history of the future of data The post A history of Data Futures appeared first on Wonkhe.

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‘Self-defeating’: senior Tories warn Sunak against clampdown on international students

The Guardian - Higher Education

Party members say visa restrictions will damage economy and lead to the closure of already-struggling universities Universities will be plunged into greater financial distress and Britain’s economic recovery dented should ministers proceed with a new “self-defeating” clampdown on international student visas, senior Tories are warning. Vice-chancellors believe a renewed attempt to reduce visa numbers is just weeks away after ministers ordered their immigration advisers to make an emergency assess

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Euro visions: A good place for students to study, live and stay in

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On Day Five of Eurovision week, Jim Dickinson takes a trip to Sweden’s Student City of the Year The post Euro visions: A good place for students to study, live and stay in appeared first on Wonkhe.

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UNO president asks staff to make cuts to balance budget - Ryan Vasquez, WWNO

Economics and Change in Higher Education

University of New Orleans President Kathy Johnson asked the school’s four colleges to cut their budgets by 15% for the coming fiscal year. The athletics department will need to cut its budget by a quarter, as well. Johnson said the trims are needed to bring university expenditures in line with revenue. Enrollment on campus has dropped significantly since 2018.

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Weekend reading: Dismantling the marketisation of higher education

HEPI

HEPI recently published a collection of essays on the issue of funding undergraduate degrees, curated by HEPI Director of Policy and Advocacy Rose Stephenson. Over the next few weekends, we will be running select chapters from that collection as Weekend Reading. We previously published a chapter by David Willetts , Minister for Universities and Science from 2010 to 2014.

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Rishi Sunak accused of scaremongering over UK students’ Gaza protest camps

The Guardian - Higher Education

Academics call for government to avoid inflaming situation but Jewish students say they want to feel safe Academics have called on the government to avoid “inflaming” the situation on British campuses, as students protest against the war in Gaza and their universities’ links to Israel. Some senior staff accused Rishi Sunak of “scaremongering” by summoning vice-chancellors to Downing Street last Thursday to urge them to “take personal responsibility” for protecting Jewish students.