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Lifelong learning is back in focus – how do we rise to the challenge?

6 April 2017
Professor Karen Stanton, Vice Chancellor of York St John University, outlines the importance of Lifelong Learning and addresses the challenges that universities must overcome.

Feature image credit, Simon Ellis, 2010

Why widening access to the medical profession should matter to us all

13 October 2016
How an extended medical programme at King's College London is helping students from disadvantaged backgrounds overcome barriers to the medical profession.

An employer perspective on social mobility: why we need to work together to give everyone a chance

11 October 2016
​It is a sad truth that the economic and social position of a student's family has the greatest impact on their access to university and their success while they are there.

Annual conference: university sector has much to discuss

5 September 2016
Tomorrow and Wednesday, Nottingham Trent University hosts Universities UK’s 2016 annual conference: an occasion when we put to one side our areas of competition – for students, staff, research grants, project investment and league table positions – and c

What to look out for in university admissions this summer

27 July 2016
The university admissions process is playing an increasingly prominent role in achieving government policy objectives in England through student choice and competition between institutions.

More flexibility needed between academic and vocational routes

8 July 2016
Steve West, Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West of England, says flexibility must be built in to a new technical education system