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The Higher Education Green Paper – one-page summaries

Briefing front coverThe Higher Education Green Paper, Fulfilling our Potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice, signals one of the most significant changes to the national framework for higher education in a generation. 

The documents linked to below are one-page summaries covering key themes in the Green Paper. These key themes are: 


Universities UK President conference speech: having policies and strategies in place to address harassment is not enough

8 November 2017
Professor Janet Beer, President of Universities UK, has said that all strategies designed to address harassment must be accompanied by activities to support cultural change in our universities.

Europe’s university leaders call for urgent Brexit clarification

25 October 2017
​Leaders of European higher education bodies have signed a statement calling on governments across Europe to speed up Brexit negotiations so talks can begin over the future of European research, collaboration, and student mobility.


Freedom of speech and the Office for Students

16 November 2017
UUK's William Hammonds discusses proposals on freedom of speech in the OfS consultation and the implications for universities.

Setting up the Office for Students: what's new?

19 October 2017
UUK's William Hammonds highlights key points for the higher education sector in the consulation for the new regulatory framework for the Office for Students.