Funding The number of fee-paying international students continued to increase during the pandemic, and higher education institutions' income from paying students is also increasing. Total income from tuition fees is now SEK 963 million.
Education A report from the Swedish Migration Agency warns of abuse of student visas. Higher education institutions are seen as having incentives to accept students without setting high entrance requirements in order to bring in tuition fees. There was a mixed response to the report among the institutions examined in the report.
Work environment Women, young people and students are the groups that experience the most sexual harassment at Swedish higher education institutions, according to the first national study in the sector.
Academic freedom The first task was to find out if our students were alive
Opinion Can Covid-19 be a push for Swedish universities in the right direction?
Careers The level of establishment in the labour market gradually increases in the years following a doctoral qualification. One year after qualification it is 71 per cent, while after three years it is 81 per cent and after five years 85 per cent. This according to a new report from the Swedish Higher Education Authority, UKÄ, […]
Columnists Despite a stated goal of Swedish politicians to attract and retain highly qualified labour, they are now doing exactly the opposite. In July 2014, an amendment was made to the Aliens Act to make it possible for foreign doctoral candidates who have had a residence permit for four years to apply for and obtain a […]
Work environment Higher education institutions have seen an increased number of students in recent years, largely due to the corona pandemic. This is positive but challenging, say union representatives.
Work environment Higher education institutions have mostly coped well with the added pressure of the pandemic, but staff and students have made great sacrifices. This is the finding of a report published by UKÄ, the Swedish Higher Education Authority, which summarises how the first year of the pandemic has impacted academia.
Law Recorded lectures on learning platforms must be subtitled to be more accessible. This raises fears that the legal requirement could lead to a reduction in the number of video and audio recordings.