The fully-functioning university and its higher education

Tom Bourner, Linda Heath, Asher Rospigliosi

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This paper explores the concept of a 'fully-functioning university' focusing on what this implies for the education of university stuents. The 'tri-partite' mission of a university are discussed: subject-centred Higher Education, student-centred Higher Education and society-centred Higher Education.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5-25
Number of pages21
JournalHigher Education Review
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2013


  • Universities
  • Higher Education
  • University Role
  • Learner Centred Methods
  • University Environment
  • Educational Objectives
  • Educational Trends


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