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An independent provider response to The Green Paper

10 December 2015
As Vice-Chancellor of an independent, charitable, alternative provider, I welcome the publication of a green paper that heralds real change.

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Supply and demand for higher level skills

9 December 2015
In a report launched in parliament today by Universities UK, we pose the questions, do we have too many graduates, are they studying ‘useful’ subjects and are they leaving higher education with the employability skills required by the labour market?

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.

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Looking beyond a gender balance in academic decision-making

4 December 2015
The unbalanced representation of women and men in decision-making bodies in science across the EU has long been recognized as a serious problem –

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Patterns and trends, 2015

3 December 2015
Eleanor Jubb examines some of the headline figures from the 2015 edition of Patterns and Trends.