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Global student mobility growth ‘to dwindle over next decade’

The growth in the number of students leaving their home country to study abroad is forecast to slow down substantially in the next decade, a new study from the British Council has predicted.

Sydney University’s Consent Matters Course is tokenistic

SYDNEY University is rolling out an online course that purportedly teaches students that they need an enthusiastic ‘yes’ from their partner before any sort of sexual conduct — including kissing — on campus.

Lowering entry grades for poorest pupils ‘sets them up to fail’

Lowering entry requirements to allow poorer pupils greater access and improve diversity at the UK’s most selective universities risks “setting them up to fail”, the leader of the Russell Group has warned.

Russian bots retweeted Trump nearly 500,000 times in final weeks of 2016 campaign

Russian-linked automated Twitter accounts, or bots, retweeted Donald Trump almost half a million times in the final weeks before the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, Twitter told the Senate Judiciary Committee.

What grave goods should we bury with big oil execs?

Yes, I knew that oil giant BP had sponsored the British Museum’s stunning exhibition on the Scythians, an extraordinary — and long-forgotten — nomadic people who held sway across Siberia from 900 BC to 200 BC.