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Briefing Report 438 OECD Education at a Glance 2019

Briefing Report 438 OECD Education at a Glance 2019

Briefing Report 437 UUK -- The future of degree apprenticeships

Briefing Report 437 UUK -- The future of degree apprenticeships

Briefing Report 436 - UUK - Assessing the impact of the Augar Review - Estimating the impact on the Exchequer, Higher Education Institutions, students and graduates

Briefing Report 436 - UUK - Assessing the impact of the Augar Review - Estimating the impact on the Exchequer, Higher Education Institutions, students and graduates

Briefing Report 435 Advance HE-HEPI - The 2019 Student Academic Experience Survey

Briefing Report 435 Advance HE-HEPI - The 2019 Student Academic Experience Survey

Briefing Report 434 UUKi - Gone International - Rising Aspirations

Briefing Report 434 UUKi - Gone International - Rising Aspirations

Briefing Report 433 DFE - Independent panel report to the Review of Post-18 Education and Funding

Briefing Report 433 DFE - Independent panel report to the Review of Post-18 Education and Funding

Briefing Report 432 HEPI - Pressure Vessels - The epidemic of poor mental health among higher education staff

Briefing Report 432 HEPI - Pressure Vessels - The epidemic of poor mental health among higher education staff

Briefing Report 431 HEPI Measuring well-being in higher education

Briefing Report 431 HEPI Measuring well-being in higher education

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A new online course - the first of its kind - has been developed by the British Council to help international students prepare to study at a university in the UK.
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Val Yates, Director of Access and Inclusion at the University of Worcester, raises the curtain on an annual access and continuing education event, now in its 25 th year, taking place at her institution this week.
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Universities that are rated highly on Facebook and other online review sites tend to do better in formal measures of learning and teaching, new research suggests.
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Key findings of the latest Student Academic Experience Survey from Advance HE and the Higher Education Policy Institute are outlined and examined by Jonathan Neves, Advance HE Head of Insights and author of a report on the survey results.
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The Committee of University Chairs has published a new voluntary code for setting the pay of senior university staff.
Half of the institutions that reapplied to the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework in 2018 saw their rating improve.
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New universities are challenging the historical hierarchy in UK higher education  as a significant number leaped ahead of Russell Group institutions in the latest Guardian league tables .
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UK universities face significant uncertainty stemming from domestic policy volatility and the impact of Brexit, according to a report by the leading credit rating agency Moody's.
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With the deadline for HE sector responses to the government’s consultation on plans for the subject-level Teaching Excellence Framework rapidly approaching, Professor Jon Scott , a TEF panel member and Pro Vice-Chancellor (student experience) at the University of Leicester outlines the proposed next steps and options in the evolution of the TEF.
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Students who enter university with alternative qualifications to A level such as BTECs can benefit from better support to tackle barriers in their transition into higher education, a study led by the University of Sheffield has found.
Over a quarter of students are so stressed during exam periods that they seriously consider dropping out of university, a new study has found.
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Higher education leaders from across the globe are gathering in Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur to attend the British Council’s 12th flagship Going Global international higher education conference.
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Staffordshire University’s efforts to discover and respond to the needs of its students has helped it towards impressive results in the latest Complete University Guide rankings and Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey. But now is not a time for any university to be resting on its laurels, says its Vice-Chancellor, Professor Liz Barnes.
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Advance HE, UK higher education's newly formed agency, is setting out its stall and preparing to consult with the sector on the services it provides. Its Chief Executive Alison Johns outlines its plans and aims.
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As the Higher Education Commission gathers evidence for its inquiry into the export potential of UK HE, it is particularly keen to hear from HEIs about barriers to international growth as Brexit approaches, says Dr Mary Bishop, HE Commissioner, TEF Panellist, and JISC HE & Student Experience Expert.
Gordon McKenzei, GuildHE chief executive, a speaker at AMHEC
As higher education faces an unprecedented period of scrutiny and change, Claire Lorrain, Chair of the Association of Managers in Higher Education (AMHEC), looks at key issues to be explored at AMHEC’S annual conference in April.
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As we celebrate International Women’s Day , Professor Yvonne Barnett, Pro Vice-Chancellor Research at Nottingham Trent University and Professor Shearer West, Vice-Chancellor of University of Nottingham, look at what universities need to do to support female academics and how the two institutions are working together to do just that.
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Universities are responding to a growing student mental health crisis highlighted in a number of recent reports.  HEi-know examines the context and looks at some examples of good practice across the sector.
OfS chief executive Nicola Dandridge
A new regulatory framework for higher education launched by the Office for Students places a new requirement on universities to “engage with the student voice”.
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The review of post-18 education launched by the Prime Minister faces some knotty problems to untangle over higher education funding and student finance, but in itself adds another thread to the tapestry of changes woven around the sector, says Diana Beech, Director of Policy and Advocacy for the Higher Education Policy Institute.
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The University of Leicester has announced that former Universities and Science Minister David Willetts is to be installed as its new Chancellor.
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Mike Ratcliffe, Oxford-based university administrator and Director of More Means Better, examines the latest UCAS data, and finds competition for mobile students is on the rise.
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Staffordshire University is aiming for significant growth in apprenticeships with the launch of £17m digital apprenticeships and skills hub that offers a model for the rest of the sector, says its Pro Vice Chancellor ( Partnerships and Region), Professor Ieuan Ellis.
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Sixty one universities could face "widespread disruption" next month, the University and College Union has warned, after its members overwhelmingly backed industrial action in a row over potential changes to their pensions in the Universities Superannuation Scheme.
NUS President Shakira Martin
The Office for Students has announced the members of its student panel, which will have a key role in advising the Board and senior team of the OfS.
Advance HE has announced plans to conduct a major review of the Athena SWAN Charter -- a flagship accreditation scheme which recognises the work of higher education institutions and research institutes to address gender equality within academia and research.
Advance HE, the new sector agency to be formed from the merger of the Equality Challenge Unit, Higher Education Academy and the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education, has been formally launched after the three agencies signed the documentation to effect the merger.
Universities have been invited to submit evidence to the Higher Education Commission's sixth cross-party inquiry, examining the export potential for the UK’s higher education sector.
Over half of students feel the feminism movement is too radical, according to a survey conducted by The Student Room.