What Happens When You Close a University in Norway?

The decision to close down the campuses violates the university’s own promise in 2016 that they would be strengthened. Students and staff of Nord University in Norway are protesting against the decision of the university board to close down its campuses at Sandnessjøen and Nesna. The university has eight campuses in total, including the ones […]

Trump Seeks Billions in Cuts

President Trump called for a $7.1 billion cut to funding at the Education Department with a proposed budget that retreads familiar higher education ideas for this White House. The budget proposal released on Monday asks Congress to open Pell Grants to “high-quality” short-term programs, eliminate Public Service Loan Forgiveness and subsidized student loans, and streamline income-driven repayment programs for […]

Polls to hit Mumbai university exams in April, affect vacations

Mumbai University (File Photo) MUMBAI: The election season will affect Mumbai University’s exam schedule in April. While only one paper for TYBCom, taken by the highest number of students in the university, is likely to clash with a poll date in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, most others, like TYBA, TYBSc and second-year college exams, will have to […]

Half of universities in England have fewer than 5% poor white students

 The University of Cambridge was among the institutions with the smallest number of white working-class students. Photograph: Poohz/Getty Images/iStockphoto More than half of universities in England have fewer than 5% of white working-class students in their intakes, according to researchers. A report from the National Education Opportunity Network (Neon) found that white youngsters in receipt of free […]