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More flexibility needed between academic and vocational routes

8 July 2016
Steve West, Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West of England, says flexibility must be built in to a new technical education system

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How are recent graduates faring? New data today

30 June 2016
Kathleen Henehan examines the results from the 2014–15 Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey.

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Watch out for the July apprenticeship policy bumper bundle

23 June 2016
Work-related education has existed for many years - employer sponsored qualifications at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Enterprise Centre is one of the lowest carbon buildings on any university campus in Europe

In or out? Only one answer makes sense for higher education

22 June 2016
Professor Sir David Greenaway, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nottingham, says it is worth reflecting on what EU membership means for the UK – and what a decision to leave would mean for many walks of life, including universities.

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On World Refugee Day, UK universities work together to help Syrian refugees

20 June 2016
In 2016 the founding principles ­of World Refugee Day – to commemorate 'the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees' – are more relevant than ever.

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Universities playing key role in devolution deals

15 June 2016
England's 10 devolution deals now cover 16.1 million people. More deals are likely to follow, and universities are playing a key role through their leadership, skills training and national and international links.

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The impact of universities - let’s not lose sight of their wider role

2 June 2016
Our new website includes a brand new section which celebrates the far-reaching impact of higher education on individuals, the economy and society at large.

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International higher education in facts and figures

2 June 2016
Today, Universities UK and the International Unit publish International Higher Education in Facts and Figures 2016, a handy booklet with key stats on international students and higher education.

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One month to go before postgraduate masters loans go live

27 May 2016
Government plans for new postgraduate masters loans are now a reality

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Hundreds of thousands of students could be about to miss out on their chance to participate in the EU Referendum

24 May 2016
The results of the poll, highlight some good news, and some bad news.