The graduate gender pay gap report from Hepi. The overall graduate gender pay gap is not accounted for by subject of study, type of university attended, prior attainment, social background or ethnicity. Men appear to be more willing to be geographically mobile. Other interesting facts – men ARE more ambitious in amount and types of […]
Interesting findings from an ARMA committee investigating some of the most well known and influential rankings of universities: ARWU, THE WR, QS, U-Multirank, CWTS Leiden and US News & World Report. They considered them in terms of a number of categories: good governance, transparency, do they measure what matters, and rigour. Data showing the expert assessments and senior expert calibrations are available. […]
The first ever report on this subject has been published by AdvanceHE.
A HESA report which concludes that black graduates are less satisfied with their career than white graduates can be accessed from the HESA website.
This IFS report looks at which degrees bring the most financial rewards and considers the impact of the family background. One result- compared with otherwise-similar individuals who don’t go beyond undergraduate level, by age 35 women with a masters degree earn 2% more and men 2% less.
Islam and Muslims on UK University Campuses: perceptions and challenges, is the latest report from an AHRC project conducted at SOAS. It finds that the UK government’s counter-terrorism strategy, Prevent, has “reinforced negative stereotypes of Muslims and has encouraged a culture of mutual suspicion and surveillance on university campuses”. Morevover a minority remain ambivalent about Islam as a […]
A new comic book based on a wider research project funded by the University Grants Commission and the UK-India Educational Research Initiative and led by Radhika Govinda and Krishna Menon. It considers feminisms in the academy, focusing upon questions of identity, pedagogy and violence. A key issue is: How has feminism become institutionalised in the academy, […]
Posted in Criminology, Economics, Education, Finance, Management, Marketing, Media and Communication, Politics, Sociology, Work and Employment | Tagged Higher Education, India, United Kingdom, Women | Leave a response
Shocking results from the Access & Participation of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnicities in UK Postgraduate Research – Policy Briefing UK CGE The proportion of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic students enrolled in UK H.E. in 2018/19 dropped from 24.81% at undergraduate level to 18.07% at postgraduate research level (excluding enrolments where ethnicity is unknown). Between 2016/17 […]
Posted in Criminology, Economics, Education, Finance, International Relations, Management, Marketing, Media and Communication, Politics, Sociology, Work and Employment | Tagged BAME, Higher Education, Research, United Kingdom | Leave a response
Update from IFS on the impact of college graduation on earnings in the UK. They make the point that while on average they are better off over a life time they “estimate that one in five students – or about 70,000 every year – would actually have been better off financially had they not gone […]
Office for Students will intervene if colleges do not have robust procedures for dealing with allegations of sexual harassment and abuse. The latest guidelines have just been released by the Office for Students. Read the full text on their website