March 24, 2016
It’s a strange time of year It’s nearly Easter and, as these latest extracts from university security reports show, this seems to have prompted some surprising behaviour on campus. As ever our extremely capable Security staff are on hand to deal with every eventuality: 0928 Report of a Dog in Law and Social Science, Security …
March 19, 2016
Hopeless wartime satire – with a cigar Sir Jesse Boot, early and principal benefactor of the University of Nottingham, has a great portrait which hangs in the University’s Council Room. It really is one of my favourites. I was fascinated to learn though recently about this other portrait of Sir Jesse which was hanging in his house …
February 15, 2016
Governance is key to universities’ success. But it remains largely under-researched and mysterious to many. It’s time to open the black box. The post The Imperfect University: the governance black box appeared first on Wonkhe.
February 12, 2016
Most graduates want a job. Some providers claim to guarantee they will get one. The post Graduate Employment Rates: Too Good To Be True? appeared first on Wonkhe.
February 9, 2016
It’s time for more True Crime on Campus. Of course it is. The post True Crime on Campus §47: No-one claimed the doll appeared first on Wonkhe.
February 3, 2016
More puppies on campus. And lots of other animals too. This time it’s all about emotional support in halls The post Animals in halls: it’s a dogfight appeared first on Wonkhe.
February 1, 2016
The programme for graduates looking to develop a career in HE managements. Ambitious Futures is recruiting again. The post Graduate ambition: building an HE career appeared first on Wonkhe.
January 29, 2016
Very special information There’s a lot of discussion at the moment about universities and the Freedom of Information Act. I’ve previously written here about the dubious value of Freedom of Information requests which included, for example, the following: Number of times named pornographic websites have been accessed from March to August 2015 Number of bodies donated to the university …
January 25, 2016
A new comic higher education novel. Exploiting the non-stop hilarity of academic quality assurance. Apparently. The post Validate this: fun and games with quality assurance appeared first on Wonkhe.
January 22, 2016
It’s the latest Green University Ranking. Featuring the University of Nottingham in first place. The post Latest Green Metric World Ranking 2016 appeared first on Wonkhe.