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Horizon Scanning

1 September 2013
This paper selects a number of current trends and considers their consequences for the higher education sector in the UK and elsewhere over the next seven years.

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Cost and benefit analysis project on immigration regulation

11 July 2013
Higher Education Better Regulation Group (HEBRG) published the final report of the cost and benefit analysis project on Tier 4 student immigration regulation on 11 July 2013.

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Access for all

8 July 2013
Access for All uses data from the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England (LSYPE) for the years 2004-2009.

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The funding environment for universities

5 June 2013
A sustainable funding environment is crucial for the UK’s universities to be able to maximise their contribution to economic growth.

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Universities UK submission to the 2013 Spending Round

16 May 2013
Universities UK’s submission to the government’s 2013 Spending Round sets out why and how universities are critical to maintaining the UK’s economic competitiveness.

UK Higher Education Scoping Visit to Myanmar

15 May 2013
The February 2013 scoping mission to Myanmar was led by the UK HE International Unit and Training Gateway. This was the first UK sector-wide mission in higher education since the return to civilian government.

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Massive open online courses: higher education's digital moment?

3 May 2013
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) offer millions of people to study courses by distinguished scholars and connect with learners around the globe.

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International higher education in facts and figures winter 2012-13

19 December 2012
Drawing from various data sources, the new IU fact and figures report looks at the latest trends in students and spending.

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Universities enabling social enterprise: delivering benefits for all

15 November 2012
Highlights some of the good work happening in universities to support social enterprise activity.

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Parliamentary briefing: Impact of current immigration policy on the attractiveness of United Kingdom universities to overseas students (Lord Giddens)

30 October 2012
This briefing covers the topic of an Oral Question asked by Lord Giddens on the impact of immigration policy on the UK's ability to continue to attract overseas students to study at its universities.