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16 May

GuildHE responds to higher education White Paper

In response to the publication of the government’s higher education White Paper, Success as a Knowledge Economy: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice, Gordon McKenzie, Chief Executive, said: “GuildHE welcomes the HE White Paper’s focus on excellent teaching, student choice …

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22 June

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HEFCE event on the Social Enterprise Mark

HEFCE is hosting a free two-hour event at its London office to introduce higher education providers to the Social Enterprise Mark. The event will take place on Friday 1 July at 12 – 2pm. Social Enterprise Mark CIC and representatives from universities …

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25 May

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Reasons to be cheerful?

Three cheers for Jo Johnson and BIS. Well, let’s say two and a half for now. While I have concerns about some of the details, I’d argue that the White Paper and Technical Consultation and the introduction of a Higher Education and …

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13 May

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Fairer Home Office regulations for smaller institutions

Alex Bols, Deputy CEO, GuildHE has written a blog for The Pie (Professionals in International Education) about concerns that strict Home Office regulations – including the cap on the number of visa refusals institutions are permitted to keep operating – may …

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03 June

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GuildHE/CREST Joint TDAP/RDAP Group meeting

GuildHE and its sub-association on research, CREST had a joint meeting on their TDAP and RDAP groups, 2nd June. This was an opportunity for institutions thinking about applying or in the process to find out more and discuss progress. Presentations: …

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09 May

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Response to HEFCE Funding Announcement

Commenting on the funding decisions made by the Higher Education Funding Council for England, Gordon McKenzie, Chief Executive, GuildHE said:  “Specialist Universities are highly valued by students and employers and this is a disappointing decision especially since ministers urged HEFCE …

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