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Mixed Media: What Universities Need to Know About Journalism

In a new report from the Higher Education Policy Institute, the former Education Editor of The Times, Rosemary Bennett, reveals there were over 7,000 stories about universities in the leading national daily and Sunday newspapers in 2020 and explains why higher education is receiving so much more media coverage than in the past.

SECTOR RESPONSE TO HEPI INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS RESEARCH

UK universities punch well above their weight when it comes to attracting students from overseas. 

Most students think passing a sexual consent test should be compulsory before starting higher education

The key findings of a new poll of students’ personal lives published by the Higher Education Policy Institute (@HEPI_news) in Sex and Relationships Among Students: Summary Report (HEPI Policy Note 30, attached) include:

More than half of students do not expect any more face-to-face teaching this academic year, but two-thirds of students are currently living in their usual term-time accommodation

The Higher Education Policy Institute (@HEPI_news) has worked with @YouthSight on a poll of over 1,000 full-time undergraduate students to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting them.

Moving away from the use of predicted grades in university admissions could harm, rather than benefit, fair admissions

The Higher Education Policy Institute (@Hepi_news) have published a new collection of essays on the future of undergraduate university admissions.

An English Social Mobility Index: New report proposes a ranking of universities’ impact on social mobility

The Higher Education Policy Institute (@HEPI_news) is today (4 Mar) publishing a new paper, Designing an English Social Mobility Index (HEPI Debate Paper 27), which offers a methodology for comparing the contribution of individual English higher education providers’ to social mobility.

New report warns that an excessive focus on university drop-out rates conflicts with other important priorities

As students prepare for the new term, the Higher Education Policy Institute (@HEPI_news) is publishing a report on non-continuation (or ‘drop-out’) rates.

Rethink knowledge and teaching practices for the era of climate change: New report urges universities to become carbon neutral by 2035

New @HEPI_news report urges universities to have zero carbon emissions by 2035 and to rethink knowledge and teaching practices for the era of climate change

New poll finds a decline in student mental health but growing satisfaction with online learning

The Higher Education Policy Institute (@HEPI_news) has worked with Youthsight on a poll of over 1,000 full-time undergraduate students to see how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting them.

The Research Landscape: Minister for Science, Research and Innovation to discuss the right research priorities after the pandemic

While most of these past events have incorporated discussion about the UK’s research base, since the pandemic took over our lives @HEPI_news have not yet hosted an event focused entirely on UK research. We are therefore delighted to be able to put that right later this month, in conjunction with Elsevier.

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