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Response to IFS report on graduate earnings

13 April 2016
The research found that graduates from richer family backgrounds earn significantly more after graduation than their poorer counterparts.

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EU students vital to regional economies and jobs

8 April 2016
EU students at UK universities generate £3.7bn for the UK economy and support over 34,000 jobs in all corners of the country, according to analysis from Universities UK.

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Reforming healthcare education funding - consultation launched

7 April 2016
The Department of Health today launched its consultation on the implementation of the reform of funding for health students in England.

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New fund to increase the number of degree apprenticeships

24 March 2016
We welcome a new multi-million pound fund to increase the number of degree apprenticeships announced by the government.

Taskforce calls for review of Zellick guidelines

17 March 2016
​The taskforce on violence against women, harassment and hate crime affecting university students met to considered the emerging themes for recommendations based on the evidence submitted by a broad range of stakeholders.

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Degree apprenticeships have potential to fill skills gaps

15 March 2016
​​​​New degree apprenticeships have the potential to help fill skills gaps and meet employers’ needs, according to a report from Universities UK (UUK).

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Joint article by Maria Miller MP and Nicola Dandridge on International Women's Day

8 March 2016
This year the campaign theme is about how we can all pledge to take a concrete step to help achieve gender equality more quickly: whether that is in the social, economic or political sphere.

Julia Goodfellow

Response to funding for higher education in England for 2016-17

4 March 2016
We welcomed previously the government’s protection of science funding in real terms. It is good that government continues its commitment to the dual-support system.

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Response to BIS Committee TEF report

29 February 2016
We welcomed the findings of a new report from the BIS Committee into proposals for a Teaching Excellence Framework for universities in England.

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Over 100 University leaders highlight vital role of EU in Sunday Times letter

21 February 2016
103 university leaders have written an open letter, highlighting how the UK membership of the European Union enhances the positive impact of universities.

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Gareth Morgan

Gareth Morgan

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