Patrick Ainley welcomes a book that rethinks the purpose of a university – and offers some radical suggestions of his own Everyone knows who universities are for. As another book in the Bristol University/ Policy Press shorts series concludes: ‘The English education industry functions as a giant sorting machine, rewarding through largely written examinations what...Read More
Discussions about student funding don’t have to revolve around tuition fees, argue Josie McLellan, Richard Pettigrew and Tom Sperlinger. Instead we should start by asking fundamental questions about the purpose of a university education Debates about higher education in the UK are often dominated by questions about student funding. There is a risk that...Read More
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