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What do universities spend their money on?

16 November 2016
In this era of £9,000 fees, students – and their parents – are understandably demanding more from universities and asking how their fees are being spent. That is why we have produced a new interactive explainer on university spending.

How to reverse the decline in part-time study? Learn from our overseas competitors

4 November 2016
As the Department for Education launches a consultation on maintenance loans for part-time students, what can England learn about part-time study from other countries?

Researcher using microsope

One month to go before postgraduate masters loans go live

27 May 2016
Government plans for new postgraduate masters loans are now a reality

Medical students

What to make of the new doctoral loans?

21 March 2016
Martina Tortis wants to see a loan scheme that works for students, the public purse and institutions alike.

Big announcements for universities in the Budget

8 July 2015
8 July 2015 budget was in addition to the Spring Budget, there were certainly plenty of big announcements for the higher education sector – and some controversial ones.