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Big announcements for universities in the Budget

8 July 2015
8 July 2015 budget was in addition to the Spring Budget, there were certainly plenty of big announcements for the higher education sector – and some controversial ones.

Part time Arabic and Middle Eastern studies

The case for part-time study

30 June 2015
While the number of students going to university full-time has risen, the part-time sector has experienced a sharp decline.

University building

Universities and the productivity challenge

25 June 2015
With an emergency budget and a difficult comprehensive spending review looming, we are preparing a strong case for why more investment in universities is needed.

International students

Correcting misleading portrayals of international students

8 June 2015
A recent article in the Sunday Telegraph portrays a misleading picture of international university students who come to the UK.

Post graduate student

Growing support for postgraduate study

5 June 2015
Postgraduate education has come under the spotlight. Two announcements – a loans system for taught Masters students in England and proposals to strengthen support for postgraduate research students.