The future of higher education today: the podcast bringing people together to talk about the biggest issues facing universities. Produced by Universities UK.
Episode 4: Are universities protecting free speech?
It's easy to talk about the need to promote free speech and academic freedom. But how do universities actually protect free speech day-to-day?
In the final episode of the first series of The future of higher education today, free speech policy expert Harry Anderson asks how can we protect free speech while making sure university communities feel safe.
Show notes: https://www.universitiesuk.ac.uk/latest/podcasts/podcast-are-universities-protecting-free
Episode 3: Students and drugs
Universities often take a ‘zero tolerance’ approach to drug use or drug abuse. But there’s not much evidence to show that the fear or threat of being kicked out of uni works.
In this episode of The future of higher education today, we ask: if current drugs policies aren't working, what would?
Show notes: https://www.universitiesuk.ac.uk/latest/podcasts/podcast-students-and-drugs
Episode 2: First in my family
What's it like to go to university when you are the first in your family?
In this episode of The future of higher education today, we speak to PhD student Amy Solman to hear about the barriers she faced, and what would have helped her university experience. We also chat to Chris Hale and Dan Hurley about the policies that help and hinder students like Amy.
Episode 1: How can our universities support Ukraine?
In the face of such a terrifying war and humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, what can UK universities do to support Ukrainian institutions? And what does it mean for the future role of UK universities internationally?
In our first episode of the Future of higher education today, we speak to staff in Ukraine and the UK to find out how a twinning partnership is creating hope and keeping universities in Ukraine running.
Trailer: The future of higher education today
The future of higher education today: the new podcast bringing people together to talk about the biggest issues facing universities. Produced by Universities UK.