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Australia beats UK for overseas students

Research by Professor Simon Marginson (UCL Centre for Global Higher Education) has tracked the latest movements in international students. He says Australia is overtaking the UK as the world's second biggest destination for international students. Read: BBC

Published: Jul 19, 2018 5:29:17 PM

The teaching of religious education in schools

Dr Farid Panjwani (UCL Institute of Education) and other education professionals respond to a recent Times article, expressing concern that low levels of religious education at secondary school level means too many teenagers are being deprived of vital knowledge about different faiths and beliefs in community, public and world affairs. Read: The Times

Published: Jul 19, 2018 5:25:02 PM

Brexit: now it’s a battle over who governs Britain

In an article which assesses the recent Brexit debate on trade relationships, Martin Kettle reflects on political alliances, referencing the launch of UCL’s Independent Commission on Referendums and suggests the report is ‘one of the very few serious attempts to get to grips with the question that remains at the root of our present political discontents: whether referendums can coexist with representative democracy.’ Read: The Guardian

Published: Jul 19, 2018 11:57:00 AM

Improving London's housing supply

In a letter to the Times, 36 housing experts, including Visiting Professor, Dr Janice Morphet, (UCL Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment), call on the Government to diversify the housing supply, speed up the provision of new housing and fulfil the ambitions of the Letwin Review. Read: The Times

Published: Jul 19, 2018 10:05:50 AM