The event is a chance for the sector to celebrate UK higher education’s myriad of strengths and help universities to tell their story to the world at a period where the UK’s global reputation is in the middle of significant change.
At this year’s THE Live, the UK’s must-attend higher education event, we will be discussing the most pressing issues facing UK universities: Britain’s place in the global higher education system, the state of the UK HE market, financial challenges facing the sector and how to improve your workplace culture for staff and early-career researchers.
Panel says sector’s progress on tackling inequality is ‘frustratingly slow’ and suggests funding link will be key to solving issue. UK universities must be forced into improving diversity because without extra impetus, the pace of change will continue to be too slow.
Higher education is about more than giving graduates an earnings boost, but institutions should be able to detail such returns among evidence of their many contributions to society, argues Anna Vignoles.