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Without amendment, the HE Bill could damage the university sector

9 January 2017
UUK's Programme Manager, William Hammonds, highlights the damage the HE Bill could cause the university sector

HE Bill must protect a national asset

6 September 2016
The summer read of choice (or necessity) for much of the higher education sector this year has been the 110-page Higher Education and Research Bill, whose pre-summer recess passage through the Commons was somewhat overshadowed by the political fallout fro

The Higher Education and Research Bill: we're off (finally)

15 July 2016
After a frenetic period, when – in less than a month – it feels like we’ve had a lifetime’s worth of political hirings, firings, attempted coups and new departments, Westminster is finally settling back into its normal groove. And so in the final week of

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The Higher Education White Paper: in bed with an elephant

19 May 2016
The Higher Education White Paper is a good illustration of the complexity of policy-making in a UK with powerful devolved administrations and with a central government that has roles both as England’s ‘devolved’ administration and as the UK government.

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The Queen’s Speech – what it means for universities

18 May 2016
The Higher Education White Paper is a good illustration of the complexity of policy-making in a UK with powerful devolved administrations and with a central government that has roles both as England’s ‘devolved’ administration and as the UK government.

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White Paper: what next for government’s Teaching Excellence Framework?

17 May 2016
Higher education White Paper - further detail on proposals for a Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

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The Higher Education White Paper – all you need to know

16 May 2016
The government’s response in the form of a higher education White Paper – Success as a Knowledge Economy.

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A summary of UUK’s response to the Green Paper

18 January 2016
Director of Policy Chris Hale outlines Universities UK's response to the consultation on the government’s higher education Green Paper.