Today we have become a formal supporter of the Technician Commitment. The initiative aims to make sure there is visibility, recognition, career development and sustainability for technicians working in higher education and research.
Commenting on the publication today by The Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) of graduate outcomes data and statistics in 2020/21, Professor Steve West CBE, President of Universities UK and Vice-Chancellor of UWE Bristol, said:
Responding to the new set of Teaching Excellence Framework results released by the Office for Students, UUK President and Principle and Vice Chancellor of St Andrews University, Professor Dame Sally Mapstone DBE FRSE, said:
We are now the independent secretariat of the UK Standing Committee for Quality Assessment. The UKSCQA brings together academics and students as well as partners from across the sector and provides oversight of higher education quality assessment arrangements.
Universities have learned lessons from the pandemic and are harnessing digital technologies alongside in-person teaching to deliver courses best suited to student needs, a Universities UK briefing concludes.
Business leaders, vice-chancellors and political stakeholders came together today at Universities UK’s (UUK) Degree apprenticeships and higher technical education conference, to discuss the benefits of degree apprenticeships. The one-day conference aimed to highlight the importance of degree apprenticeships and the role they can play in developing new skills to boost economic growth.
Universities in England have committed to reversing pandemic grade inflation in first and 2.1 degrees.
In a first of its kind statement Universities UK (UUK) and GuildHE members have committed to return to pre-pandemic levels of ‘upper’ degree classification by 2023.
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