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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

HE Insight Paper 35 - Sector update on the TEF

HE Insight Paper 35 - Sector update on the TEF

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Vice-chancellors have raised concerns over planned new immigration rules that would require all EU students and academic staff coming to the UK to be sponsored.
Uncertainty was the dominant theme in last week's HE news, and it looks like the sector can expect more of the same into the New Year, says Ross Renton, Pro Vice-Chancellor for students at the University of Worcester, in the third of our weekly HE news reviews.
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Universities leaders in Scotland have criticised a real terms budget cut for higher education.
More women are rising to top posts in UK universities, but turbulence in the sector means turnover remains high among HE leaders, a new HEi-know survey has found.
Educational "snobbery" -- would Oxbridge accept T levels?
Mike Ratcliffe, Academic Registrar at Nottingham Trent University, reviews HE sector news in a week when T levels, educational “snobbery”, Oxbridge admissions, and a new universities minister made the headlines.
Graduate earnings dominated a busy HE news week
Professor Mark Smith, Vice-Chancellor of Lancaster University, and Nicola Owen, Lancaster’s Chief Administrative Officer and Secretary, kick off a new series of HEi-know weekly higher education news reviews, highlighting and commenting on some of the most significant and interesting HE stories and opinions of the past week.
Dame Sue Black, professor of anatomy and forensic anthropology and Pro-Vice-Chancellor of engagement at Lancaster University, has won the 2018 Saltire Book of the Year award for her memoir: All that remains. A life in death.
Glasgow School of Art has appointed Professor Irene McAra-McWilliam as its new Director. The appointment will initially be for one year and the GSA will in due course undertake a full candidate search. Since October, Professor McAra-McWilliam and Professor Ken Neil have been acting as joint interim directors following the resignation of Tom Inns.
The University of Derby has signed a memorandum of understanding with Advance HE, making it the first higher education institution in the country to commit to embedding the agency’s best practice framework into all its programmes.
A delegation from Chandigarh University in India was welcomed onto campus at Glasgow Caledonian University to formally sign a renewed memorandum of understanding between the two institutions. Meanwhile, Arts University Bournemouth has established new links with leading Indian design institutions after a visit to New Delhi. The delegation from AUB took part in an event promoting design education that was hosted by the British High Commissioner to India, Sir Dominic Asquith.
Loughborough has become the first university in the UK to feature authentic student reviews on its website. Working with StudentCrowd, an independent student review service, Loughborough has set up a direct feed to pull through in real time ratings and comments about the university from its site.
Nursing degree apprenticeships as a successful and sustainable route into the profession will forever be a mirage unless barriers to delivery are torn down, MPs have warned.
Universities UK is bringing together university leaders, mental health experts, and students and parents to consider when a nominated family member or another appropriately identified person might be contacted if a student is suffering with poor mental health or in acute distress.