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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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University leaders voice support for EU membership

20 February 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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New working group to examine higher education sector agencies

11 February 2016
A new working group to look the higher education sector agencies and give advice on how they can continue to support the sector.

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Higher Education Academy subscription and business model consultation

11 February 2016
Higher Education Academy will work with Universities UK and GuildHE for a period of additional consultation with Vice-Chancellors about the HEA subscription and business model for 2016-17 onwards.

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