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The industrial strategy and universities

23 January 2017
Julie Tam, Assistant Director of Policy at Universities UK, outlines the opportunities for universities in relation to the new industrial strategy.

Students are choosing social enterprise – business with a heart

26 October 2016
Many students are now saying that making a difference to the world around them, and not just making money, is a key driver in their search for a career. This is where 'social enterprise' comes in.

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.

Universities play vital role in community prosperity

18 August 2016
Since the EU referendum result in June, some commentators have said that now is the opportunity for universities to reconnect with the communities in which they are based.

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Enterprise, Innovation and Growth – examples of the real impact of HEIF

2 March 2016
The returns of HEIF are clear, argues Greg Wade, with £9.70 generated for every £1 invested.