BUiD’s Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer writes an article about the Battle to Protect the Arts and Humanities

Hugh Martin, BUiD’s Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer, discusses in an article published by the Association of Heads of University Administration (AHUA) the threats to the Arts and Humanities specialisations. In his article, Hugh argues that the loss of the arts and humanities will be devastating to the economy. To be successful in the future, graduates need the creative, analytical, communicative, discursive, presentational, and rhetorical skills that the Arts and Humanities teach. Universities shouldn’t exist to create ‘job-ready’ graduates and it is socially and ethically wrong that universities should only graduate students with applied degrees.

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