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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.

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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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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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Are students satisfied with their courses? Interpreting the statistics

23 May 2016
The proposed reforms to higher education is students are not satisfied with their studies - based on a questionable interpretation of the 2015 HEA-HEPI student survey

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Counter-extremism, Prevent and implications for universities

18 May 2016
The Queen’s Speech today included details of further legislation to “prevent radicalisation, tackle extremism and promote community integration” via a Counter-Extremism and Safeguarding Bill.

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White Paper: what next for government’s Teaching Excellence Framework?

17 May 2016
Higher education White Paper - further detail on proposals for a Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

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The Higher Education White Paper – all you need to know

16 May 2016
The government’s response in the form of a higher education White Paper – Success as a Knowledge Economy.