J. M. Coetzee: Universities head for extinction

Novelist and academic JM Coetzee’s foreword to University of Cape Town fellow Professor John Higgins’s new book, taken from the Mail & Guardian Thank you for letting me see your essays on academic freedom in South Africa. The general question you...

Is Britain closing its doors to overseas academics?

Report in the Guardian today regarding how increasing visa restrictions are compromising UK HE.  “When organisers of a workshop held earlier this month at All Souls College, Oxford, invited an eminent Algerian academic to be a keynote speaker, they assumed his...