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Students and the spending review

11 December 2015
The spending review has certainly given those involved in higher education plenty to think about, with many still chewing over the wide range of announcements and what they may mean for universities and students.

Widening the scope for Masters loans

7 December 2015
At the Spending Review, government confirmed its commitment to providing loans of up to £10,000 for English-domiciled (and other EU) postgraduate Masters students from 2016–17.

London financial buildings

Why the Higher Education Innovation Fund is more important than ever before

26 October 2015
Julie Tam discusses one of UUK’s priority areas for the upcoming Comprehensive Spending Review: the importance of protecting funding that helps universities and businesses to collaborate.

Lecture back of heads

Boosting British business with universities

8 October 2015
As organisations make submissions to the government’s Comprehensive Spending Review 2015, Lord Karan Bilimoria offers his thoughts on UK universities and the funding challenges they face.


The case for investment in universities – government spending review

7 September 2015
As submissions to the government’s Comprehensive Spending Review 2015 are made - our Chief Executive Nicola Dandridge outlines the case for investment in universities.

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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.