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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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How universities can promote student volunteering and social action

11 May 2016
Finding wins in life is not always easy, but for Sir Anthony Seldon, having universities actively facilitating social action among young people could be a rare and supreme example.

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Universities and employer sponsored study – potential for growth

27 April 2016
Work-related education has existed for many years - employer sponsored qualifications at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

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How universities are tackling sexual violence

22 April 2016
Durham University has set up a Sexual Violence Taskforce to review our approach to this challenging area.

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The apprenticeship levy is coming – what it means for universities

20 April 2016
How will universities deal with the government’s proposed apprenticeship levy.


Graduate earnings – the only measure of student success?

13 April 2016
The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has published a major study comparing graduate earnings.

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How many future jobs will require higher level skills?

7 April 2016
UK Commission on Employment and Skills - report projecting occupational trends from 2014 to 2024.

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How the University of Exeter is embracing Degree Apprenticeships

7 April 2016
The University of Exeter is proud to be committed to Degree Apprenticeships as an innovative new approach to higher education.

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Sheffield in Europe

22 March 2016
Professor Chris Husbands on why he was one of more than 100 vice-chancellors who wrote to the Sunday Times supporting British membership of the EU.

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The Schools White Paper: what does it mean for university ITT providers?

21 March 2016
Daniel Hurley examines the future direction of travel for initial teacher training.