The Higher Education Better Regulation Group (HEBRG) promotes proportionate and risk-based regulation and supports the higher education sector, its agencies and government in achieving better regulation for higher education.
Better regulation is based on five principles that state that regulation is transparent, accountable, proportionate, consistent, and targeted where action is needed.
The group takes into account views on regulation both from within the higher education sector and from within the wider context of the government's cross-departmental better regulation and regulatory policy initiatives. We are currently involved with health education regulation, the impact of immigration regulation on the higher education sector, and the regulation of higher education by professional and statutory bodies.
Our work includes:
HEBRG was established in 2010 as the successor to the Higher Education Regulation Review Group (HERRG) in order to address changing public and political attitudes towards accountability and the evolving regulatory landscape. Its membership includes higher education funding bodies, regulators and representative bodies from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.For more information please visit the HEBRG website.