THE Blog Martin Paul: ‘Brexit: a chance for universities to leave their ivory towers behind’
“Article 50 offers institutions across Europe the opportunity for universities to connect and engage with society”, says UM President Martin Paul in his blog on Times Higher Education.
Paul: “As the UK’s prime minister, Theresa May, prepares to trigger Article 50, there is no escaping the fact that Britain is leaving the European Union, and higher education is going to have to face up to what that means. It doesn’t matter what one calls it – whether it’s a hard Brexit, a soft, friendly and open one, a bold and beautiful one, a big, bad and ugly one – we are all going to have to adjust to the change.”
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