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Briefing Report 425 UPP Foundation - Truly Civic - Strengthening the connection between universities and their places

Briefing Report 425 UPP Foundation - Truly Civic - Strengthening the connection between universities and their places

Briefing Report 424 UCAS - January deadline analysis report

Briefing Report 424 UCAS - January deadline analysis report

Briefing Report 423 UCAS - End of Cycle Report 2018 - Summary of Applicants and Acceptances; Offer Making; Patterns by Applicant Characteristics; Patterns by Geography, and Qualifications

Briefing Report 423 UCAS - End of Cycle Report 2018 - Summary of Applicants and Acceptances; Offer Making; Patterns by Applicant Characteristics; Patterns by Geography, and Qualifications

Briefing Report 422 UCAS - End of Cycle Report Chapter 7 – Unconditional Offers, Chapter 8 – Patterns of Equality

Briefing Report 422 UCAS - End of Cycle Report Chapter 7 – Unconditional Offers, Chapter 8 – Patterns of Equality

HE Insight Paper 33 - Universities prepare for a no deal Brexit

HE Insight Paper 33 - Universities prepare for a no deal Brexit

Briefing Report 421 OfS - Analysis of degree classifications over time - Changes in graduate attainment

Briefing Report 421 OfS - Analysis of degree classifications over time - Changes in graduate attainment

Briefing Report 420 ONS New treatment of student loans in the public sector finances and national accounts

Briefing Report 420 ONS New treatment of student loans in the public sector finances and national accounts

Briefing Report 419 UCAS End of Cycle Report 2018 - Geography and Qualifications

Briefing Report 419 UCAS End of Cycle Report 2018 - Geography and Qualifications

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The past week’s higher education news demonstrates that there are certain expectations of universities that policymakers, HE leaders and the Augar review are expected to address, says Johnny Rich, Chief Executive of the Engineering Professors’ Council and Chief Executive of outreach organisation Push .
Civic University Commission chair Lord Kerslake
Leaders of thirty universities have signed a Civic University Agreement, reaffirming their institution's commitment to their local communities by pledging to put the economy and quality of life in their home towns and cities at the top of their list of priorities.
From this September, students will be able to opt to study an accelerated two year degree, as opposed to a traditional three year course. Professor Malcolm Todd, Provost (Academic) at the University of Derby, discusses why universities should consider the change in legislation and look to offer accelerated degrees.
Jenny Shaw , Student Experience Director at Unite Students, draws lessons on the higher education sector's efforts to improve the student experience from a week of HE news and views.
Research England has selected 21 English universities to take part in a pilot Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF), which will run between February and May 2019.
As concerns grow over students’ mental health, undergraduate Alice Wright highlights some of the realities of being a university ‘fresher’ and the problems that she says universities are largely ignoring - including unsafe drinking habits, loneliness and a lack of belonging.
Professor Liz Barnes, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Staffordshire, reflects on the messages arising from a week of higher education news.
Higher education leaders must be ready to think ahead and resist the temptation to respond only to short term changes in the current turbulent policy environment, says Rachel Hewitt, Director of Policy and Advocacy at the Higher Education Policy Institute.
A "worrying convergence" of challenges is threatening the vital role of higher education in supporting the UK's engineering sector, warns a new report.
Thousands of students could be denied government funding to study abroad if the UK leaves the European Union without a deal, Universities UK has warned.
Feeling blue? It must be January in higher education
Brexit woes and the other "B", Blue Monday, set the tone for a week of HE news and views in which unconditional offers, support for disabled students, and freedom of speech struck a chord for Alison Johns, Chief Executive of Advance HE.
Do unconditional offers amount to "pressure selling"?
The Office for Students has increased pressure on universities to halt the “dramatic” rise in unconditional offers, particularly those with “strings attached”.
Brexit is unlikely to affect the demand for graduates or halt an upward trend in the number of graduate jobs, some of the UK's largest employers have said.