Johnny appears regularly on television and radio as an expert, a spokesperson, a presenter and, once, even on one occasion, a quiz contestant. He also contributes frequently to print and online media both as a commentator and writer.

Here are some links to just a few of those appearances:

The Pie News, 11/4/24: New funding models explored as UK HEIs “running out of road”

Times Higher Education, 11/4/24: Students back employer levy to fund English higher education

FE Week, 11/4/24: The Pressing Challenge of Sustainable Higher Education Funding

Education Magazine, 11/4/24: Radical proposal for uni funding would slash student debt and cut graduates’ repayments by two thirds

Wonkhe, 11/4/24: They don’t understand it and when they do, they don’t like it

Higher Education Policy Institute blog, 11/4/24: How should undergraduate degrees be funded? A collection of essays

My Imaginary University Podcast, 20/2/24: Episode 16: Camford University – an interview

The i Paper, 26/9/22: 21 tips for uni students and their parents

FE News, 18/8/22: A-Level Results Day: Sector Response 

The Wonkhe Show, 1/7/22: PODCAST: Equality charters, free speech, staff and tech, Labour and fees

University World News, 4/6/22: Why the Home Office ‘top graduate’ work visa plans won’t work

LSE Impact, 1/6/22: The Home Office plan for ‘high potential visas’ is no master card

FE News, 24/2/22: What does Augar means for disadvantaged young people?

HEPI Blog, 24/2/22: How to read today’s expected announcements on higher education from the Westminster Government: 10 points of note

The Week, 24/2/22: Pros and cons of minimum grades for student loans

Children & Young People Now, 24/2/22: Warning over impact of university entry reforms on disadvantaged pupils

The Independent, 23/2/22: Pupils who GCSE ENglish and Maths ‘may be blocked’ from student loans

The Week, 24/2/22: Sector Reaction to the expected consultation on HE minimum entry requirements as part of the Augar review

Times Higher Education, 19/1/22: The lifelong learning buffet needs nutritional oversight

The Wonkhe Show, 15/10/21: PODCAST: Skills, social mobility, black grads, free speech

University World News, 9/10/21: Karen MacGregor, ‘‘Levelling up’ needs a truly flexible skills system – Commission’

FE News, 4/10/21: ‘Reforming the UK’s Skills System – First Report from the Lifelong Education Commission’

Wonkhe, 30/9/21: Jim Dickinson, ‘Twelve things we learnt from July’s OfS Board papers’

The Wonkhe Show, 28/5/21: PODCAST: 7.5k fees, credit, student futures, apprenticeships

Wonkhe, 30/4/21, ‘Why put every student into the scramble of Clearing?’

*Research Professional, 30/4/21: Martin McQuillan, 8am Playbook

HEPI Blog, 19/4/2021, ‘The true potential of a national student survey’  

Wonkhe, 12/4/2021: ‘Build back higher: Regulation fit for a different future’

Wonkhe, 1/4/2021: ‘If a provider is in trouble, who will take the force of the blow?’

HEPI Blog, 22/3/2021, ‘The Fair Access Coalition: 10 requirements for a fair admissions process’  

The Wonkhe Show, 11/12/2020: PODCAST: Transfers, ONS, climate change, brexit

BBC London News, 1/10/2020, speaking on job prospects for graduates during the coronavirus pandemic.

TalkRadio, 17/8/2020, speaking on A levels and university choice

The Guardian, 8/8/2020: Daniella Adeluwoye, “Uncertainty made me struggle”: Covid puts financial stress on young people

Engineering & Technology Magazine, 13/8/20: ‘How the pandemic might change engineering education forever

The Wonkhe Show, 12/3/2020: PODCAST: Budget, Covid-19, OfS in court, misconduct

TalkRadio, 24/2/2020: The Matthew Wright Show

The Wonkhe Show, 5/12/2019: PODCAST: Free speech, UCAS data, HE SMEs, student data

Narrowcast Media Group, 4/7/2019: #HEFestival – In conversation with Johnny Rich

University World News, 1/12/2018: Proposal to levy employers instead of charging students

Times Higher Education, 29/11/2018: When employers invest in education, everyone is working together

BBC Online, 29/11/2018: Should firms pay their employees’ tuition fees?

The Times, 29/11/2018: Rosemary Bennett, ‘Call for graduate levy to shift university fees burden to employers’

The Guardian, Letters, 8/10/2018: ‘Essay mills: more than morally dubious

Luminate, 9/2018: Laura Greaves, ‘Johnny Rich on improving degree apprenticeships to create “supergrads”

Wonkhe, 27/8/2018: David Morris, ‘Visions for the AlterniTEF – can we do TEF better?

Times Higher Education, 25/4/2018: Academic fraud a ‘real challenge’ to UK’s quality assurance

Wonkhe, 5/4/2018: Ant Bagshaw, ‘Are we using the wrong end of the telescope to find the future of credentials?

Wonkhe, 3/5/2017: Mary Kellett & Grace Clifton, ‘Measuring gains and employability for part-time students

Huffington Post, 23/1/2017: Do I need to got to a good university?

New Writing, 10/10/2016: The Human Script by Johnny Rich

talkRadio, 10/6/2016: University fees: More teaching doesn’t mean better

Times Higher Education, 28/4/2016: David Matthews, The dangers of “character education” in higher education

Times Higher Education, 27/4/2016: David Matthews, Can academics change their students’ personalities?

Malta Today, 20/1/2016: Evarist Bartolo, ‘Confusing employability with employment’

Wonkhe, 4/1/2016: Doug Cole, ‘Employability: metrics and definitions

Training Journal, 14/12/2015: ‘Employability should be the central aim of higher education, says new report

Times Higher Education, 10/12/2015: ‘We need to talk about employability, not employment’

Huffington Post, 26/10/2015: ‘The pros and cons of rejection’

Never Imitate, 20/10/2015: Book Review: The Human Script

Jaffa Reads Too, 19/10/15: Book review: The Human Script by Johnny Rich

Firefly reads, 28/9/2015: REVIEW: The Human Script – Johnny Rich

Huffington Post, 17/9/2015: ’31 questions to give your brain a workout’

The Guardian, 5/8/15: Janet Murray, ‘Get the most for your money at university

Words are my craft, 2/6/2015: Book review, The Human Script by Johnny Rich

Rebekkah Lattin-Rawstrone, 13/12/13: Book review: The Human Script by Johnny Rich 

Awesome Gang, 1/9/2013: Interview with Johnny Rich

The Telegraph, 13/8/2013: Helena Pozniak, ‘Researching universities: how to make the right choice

Byte the Book, 13/4/2013: Justine Solomons, ‘Philosophy, science and faith combine in a modern love story – The Human Script by Johnny Rich

The Guardian, 24/9/2012: Five reasons that UK universities cannot do outreach on their own

Covered Mag, 4/9/2012: Maxine Frances, ‘An essential guide to student finance

BBC News 24, 18/8/12, Your Money, advising on student finance.  

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BBC News, 12/8/11: ‘Average UK student debts “could hit £53,000”

SFS Group, 12/1/11, ‘Lancashire universities say it’s “impossible” for fees to be under £6k’.

Pareto Law, 7/1/11, ‘Students worried about rising graduate debt’. Read it here

Capita Education Resourcing, 10/1/11, ‘Extra marks to be given to enterprising students’ Read it here, 7/1/11, ‘Displaying corporate skills at uni could lead to graduate jobs for students’. Read it here

SFS Group, 6/1/11, ‘Students with corporate skills should be rewarded, expert says’. Read it here

ATL, 6/1/11, ‘Awarding extra marks for corporate schools “is good for students”’. Read it here

Daily Telegraph, 5/1/11, ‘UCAS: more students applying for vocational degrees’. Read it here

TWR Today, Trans World Radio, 7/1/11, Discussing students’ increased demand for vocational courses. Listen

Graduate–, 6/1/11, ‘Students “choose practical degrees”’. Read it here

i-to-i Chalkboard News, 5/1/11, ‘Young people increasingly looking at vocation courses’. Read it here

Rapid Online, 9/12/10, ‘Two free years at university will not encourage poorest students’. Read it here

SFS Group, 8/12/10, ‘Giving poorer students extra university years “will make no difference”’.

Telegraph, 18/8/2010: Dorothy Lepkowska, ‘A-level results: arranging student accommodation

Randstad Education, 9/12/10, ‘New Government programme will not make a difference’. Read it here

i-to-i Chalkboard News, 8/12/10, ‘Two free years at university ‘will not encourage’ people from poorer backgrounds to attend’. Read it here

ATL, 8/12/10, ‘Giving disadvantaged students two free years at university is “not enough”’. Read it here

The Today Programme, BBC Radio 4, 12/10/10, Discussing the newly published Browne Report on Higher Education Funding. Listen

To uni or not ot uni?, BBC Radio 1xtra, 12/10/10, Interview with a documentary on the benefits of university. Listen

BBC Radio 5 Live, 20/8/10, studio expert for phone-in show in the week of A-level results Listen

Daily Telegraph, 19/8/10, ‘Seven students fight for every remaining university place’

Daily Telegraph, 19/8/10, ‘Home, sweet digs’

Daily Telegraph, 19/8/10, ‘Ease the pain of student poverty’

BBC News, 18/8/10, ‘New students face £25,000 debt’ Read it here

The Independent, 16/8/10, Cover story, ‘Who would want to be 18 today?’

Daily Mail, 13/8/10, ‘New students face £25,000 debt’ Read it here

Daily Telegraph, 13/8/10, ‘“Seven-week” back-log for loan applications’

The Times, 13/8/10, ‘New students facing final debt of £25,000’

The Independent, 13/8/10, ‘New students face £25,000 debt’

Daily Express, 13/8/10, ‘Students face £25,000 debt’

Sky News, 13/8/10, ‘New students to graduate “owing £25,000”’ Read it here

Telegraph, 21/8/2009: Emma Simon, ‘Graduates’ guide to beating the recession’

Telegraph, 20/8/2009: Warwick Mansell, ‘A-level results: Ucas university clearing guide

Parliamentary Briefing Papers, 5/5/09, ‘Student and graduate debt statistics’ Read it here

FIVE News, 18/8/08, interview about Push National Student Debt Survey results.