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UK Higher Education news sources

  • HEPI is short for the Higher Education Policy Institute. It is a UK-wide, independent organisation funded by universities. Its news and reports are in-depth and data-driven. If you have times to digest articles and reports properly, HEPI is a good source of info. You can follow it on Twitter @HEPI_news
  • Media FHE provides news in the UK HE and FE sector. Its HEi-know daily and weekly newsletters are very useful one-stop-shop for briefing reports, news and events. You need to be a registered HEi-know user to access briefing reports, stories and other information and services. The daily update newsletters are sent on every weekday morning at 8am. You can request a 30-day free trial. After that, the Newsletter is available on an institution-wide basis. Many articles are still available without a subscription. You can follow it on Twitter @mediafhe
  • Wonkhe UK HE policies and debate. Subscription to the WonkHE daily is free, but the content of its daily newsletter is not as rich as HEi-know daily update. You can follow it on Twitter @Wonkhe. If you only have time to glance through the news, both HEi-know and Wonkhe newsletter is ideal.
  • Times Higher Education provides HE news around the world, mainly in UK, USA, Australia and Asia. Some news are locked. You need to register an account to read the full story. Registration is free. If your institution has a subscription, you can log in using your institution email. The THE uni jobs is also a good place to search academic, professional services and management posts in the HE and FE sector. 


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