The latest news on universities in the UAE, UK and around the world

Record number of academics rescued from conflict countries to work at UK universities
British charity has seen a 50 per cent increase in the number of people it has been helping since 2021
September 21, 2023, 3:35 PM
Leap in number of UAE students offered places at British universities
In total, 1,710 people applying from the Emirates were offered places this year, a 17 per cent increase on 2022
September 21, 2023, 1:57 PM
UK boasts 12 out of 20 of Europe’s best universities
The UK is the most represented country in the list, with 107 universities featured
September 20, 2023, 10:00 AM
St Andrews beats Oxford and Cambridge to be named best university in UK
The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide gives top spot to the Prince and Princess of Wales's alma mater
September 15, 2023, 7:41 AM
Sharjah Ruler launches hybrid education model for working students
Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi says University of Sharjah will offer flexible classes for those with families and work commitments
August 30, 2023, 2:12 PM
UK universities to consider three-day study weeks amid cost of living crisis
Compact timetables fill a shortened week with classes
August 26, 2023, 9:16 PM
Coffee grounds given double shot at life as boost for concrete
Researchers have developed technique to make concrete 30 per cent stronger using coffee grounds
August 24, 2023, 9:01 PM
AI models 'achieve higher university grades than students'
Maths and economics were the only two disciplines in which students consistently outperformed artificial intelligence, research showed
August 24, 2023, 6:42 PM
Quarter of countries headed by leaders educated in Britain
Overall, there are still slightly more leaders who were educated in the US
August 21, 2023, 11:01 PM
Eton given go-ahead to open colleges in UK's deprived areas
The project aims to help young people from lower-income communities to secure places at top universities
August 21, 2023, 11:01 PM
A-level results day 2023: Top grades fall after return to tougher standards
Experts had earlier warned UK pupils could face more competition for university places from international applicants
August 16, 2023, 11:01 PM
Robert Malley joins Princeton University while on leave from Iran special envoy post
Official says in a statement that he will return to government service 'in due course'
August 16, 2023, 3:45 PM
Afghan students in the UK urge government not to force them to return to Taliban
Home Office suggests scholars apply for another UK visa, such as the graduate route, or consider claiming asylum
August 13, 2023, 11:01 PM
Economics, history, business or art - which university subjects lead to the best jobs?
Science and engineering degrees can result in good salaries, but experts say the choice should be about more than potential earnings
July 28, 2023, 6:00 PM
The 15 best universities in North America - and their tuition costs
The US is home to seven of the world's top 10 universities and students are given broader study opportunities than in the UK
July 28, 2023, 6:00 PM
Minority groups say Harvard legacy admissions should be investigated
Complaint comes on heels of Supreme Court's ruling to strike down affirmative action policies
July 03, 2023, 4:56 PM
Students at top UK universities face worrying wait to see if they graduate amid boycott
Those who leave without a marked degree will be given a letter to show prospective employers
June 02, 2023, 2:51 PM
One in six English university students learning at overseas campuses
Transnational education offers institutions an increasingly significant income stream, higher education regulator says
May 24, 2023, 11:01 PM
Overreliance on overseas students a 'financial risk' for UK universities
Sector is 'highly reliant' on tuition from overseas students, particularly those coming from China
May 17, 2023, 11:01 PM
Native American remains discovered at Dartmouth College spark calls for accountability
The Ivy League university says it has found the partial skeletal remains of 15 Native Americans housed in its anthropology department
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May 15, 2023, 7:02 AM