The Law of Higher Education

Hardcover | April 22, 2012

EditorDennis Farrington, David Palfreyman

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Written by two leading practitioners, this comprehesive and practical guide to the law of higher education in the UK provides extensive analysis of the complex legal framework in which universities work and the remedies which may be sought in the event of disputes. The Law of Higher Education has been fully updated to take account of the many legislative changes which have come into force since the publication of the first edition in 2006. The impact of new charity law; changes in governance structures; developments in the law of employment; academic freedomissues; and the increasing presence of academies and other private Higher Education Institutions are all dealt with in detail, with reference to and analysis of the relevent case law throughout. Although focussing on UK laws, the new edition includes expanded material on the international context,which has become particularly important as institutions are increasingly involved in international exchanges and collaborations, as well as being subject to the increasing globalisation of higher education.The text is linked to the updating service on the Oxford Centre for Higher Education Policy Studies website, ensuring that readers are kept up-to-date with developments, even after publication.

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Written by two leading practitioners, this comprehesive and practical guide to the law of higher education in the UK provides extensive analysis of the complex legal framework in which universities work and the remedies which may be sought in the event of disputes. The Law of Higher Education has been fully updated to take account of...

Dr Dennis Farrington is an international consultant in higher education, having worked for 20 years in UK universities. Dr Farrington has extensive experience in higher education law both nationally and internationally. David Palfreyman is Bursar and Fellow of New College, Oxford (having previously worked for the Universities of Warw...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:808 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.1 inPublished:April 22, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Part One: The National and International Context1. Higher Education Law - The National Context2. Higher Education Law - The International Context3. The Legal Status of Higher Education Institutions and Privatisation4. The Role of Government, the Funding Councils, OFFA and QAAPart Two: Governance and Management of Highe Education Institutions5. Governance Structures6. Officers and Managers7. Charity Trusteeship and Personal Liability8. The Law of Meetings9. Student UnionsPart Three - Higher Education Institutions: Staff and Students10. Employment - Introduction and Individual Issues Except Discrimination11. Employment - Discrimination and Collective Issues12. The Student-HEI ContractPart Four: Contrasting Freedoms13. Academic Freedon and HEI Autonomy14. Ownership and Exploitation of Intellectual Property15. Data Protection and Freedom of InformationPart Five: Higher Education Institutions as Businesses16. Trading Companies17. Agreements with Institutions and OrganisationsPart Six: Property and Estate Issues18. HEI Premises: Occupier's liabilty and Disability Discrimination19. Campus Security20. Student Residential Accomodation21. Health and SafetyPart Seven: Risk Assessment, Preventative Action, and Dispute Management22. Risk Assesment and Management23. Dispute ManagementPart Eight: Comparative Studies24. Higher Education Law in Other Common Law Systems25. Higher Education Law in the European Civil Law SystemsFurther readingIndex