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Healthcare degree funding: making the reforms work

25 February 2016
'Universities will work with health and social care providers to develop the high quality workforce they need', writes Professor Steve West.

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Helping international academics fleeing conflict and persecution

24 February 2016
The Council for At-Risk Academics has seen a massive rise in the number of applications for support from university teachers and researchers trying to escape from truly frightening conditions.

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What to expect from BIS’s grant letter to HEFCE

23 February 2016
UUK hopes that the government’s commitment to protect the science budget is sincere, and that cuts to student opportunity funding are postponed.

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Stamping out sexual harassment on university campuses

19 February 2016
Increasing anxiety by students about harassment on university campuses, and in particular sexual harassment, is of great concern to Professor David Richardson.

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The UK – edging ever closer to open access to research publications

11 February 2016
Max Hastings looks at the government’s latest foray into Open Access policy, and examines the implications for universities.

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Specialist institutions and the HE Green Paper

11 February 2016
There is much in the Green Paper for specialist institutions to be positive about, writes Alison Pickard.

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Admissions 2016: UCAS January deadline figures

4 February 2016
Eleanor Jubb unpacks the UCAS January deadline application figures and finds stability in the sector.

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Why registering to vote matters

4 February 2016
Universities UK Chief Executive Nicola Dandridge blogs on the importance of student voter registration.