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Research report: Promoting the UK doctorate: challenges and opportunities

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23 July 2009
The publication of this report coincides with news that the Government is expected to announce plans to develop a comprehensive policy for postgraduate study.

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Policy briefing: The impact of the 14–19 curriculum reforms on higher education

19 June 2009
This policy briefing explains the planned changes and the ways in which universities are both supporting these developments and preparing for their impact on the sector.

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Gifts that grow

Report
21 May 2009
This publication gives case study examples of ways that universities have used the donations.

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Academies and trust schools: where do universities fit in?

Report
12 May 2009
The opportunities and challenges universities may meet if they engage with two relatively new types of state-maintained school – academies and trust schools.

Higher education engagement with schools and colleges: partnership development

12 May 2009
Updated version of the evidence submitted to the NCEE in 2008 by every English university on how they work with schools to raise awareness of higher education and improve attainment in schools.

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Research report: Taught postgraduate students: market trends and opportunities

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7 May 2009
This report underlines the importance of the taught postgraduate market in the UK: this group now constitutes almost a fifth of all higher education students in the UK and has grown very rapidly over the past decade.

Future fit: Preparing graduates for the world of work

Report
26 March 2009
This second report from the UUK/CBI partnership illustrates how universities and business can work together to help equip graduates for their future working lives.

Changing landscapes: future scenarios for variable tuition fees

Report
17 March 2009
This report forms an important part of the programme of work that Universities UK undertook in preparation for the independent review of variable tuition fees.

Recruitment and retention of staff in Higher Education

Report
14 January 2009
Staff turnover and recruitment and retention measures are important indicators of the attractiveness of higher education (HE) jobs and staff satisfaction within the sector.

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Standing together: Universities helping business through the downturn

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27 November 2008
This report sets out the kind of support universities and colleges can offer employers, both in the current economic climate and longer term.