What exactly we mean by excellence in postgraduate education is elusive. But plenty of people have it in their sights.
Health and wellbeing are an important aspect of the student experience and institutions report growing demand for student support services. This post considers the issue in relation to the performing arts and postgraduate research.
Kate Turton reflects on her own postgraduate studies and wonders how the introduction of a Government-backed postgraduate loan scheme might enable more students to fulfil their aspirations.
If we want to embed equality and diversity in research culture, any future use of metrics to assess research must not adversely affect specific groups or researchers.
Students clearly benefit from the combination of research and professional practice which professional doctorates offer, but a better understanding of these qualifications would raise their profile within the academic landscape.