Distinction and Diversity in Higher Education

Chichblog

27 March

Student Voices heard at the University of Chichester

At the University of Chichester students are able to contribute to the development of their degree programmes through the Student Voice Programme. Each cohort (Year Group) for each course is able to elect one of their course mates to act …

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Highlights

25 February

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World-class infrastructure: Smaller institutions in the spotlight

A lot of the media and political focus surrounding capital projects and infrastructure is normally on larger multi-faculty institutions, often overlooking government-funded projects and investment within other universities such as smaller more bespoke institutions or highly specialised institutions. Last month, …

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23 February

50 shades

50 Shades of Dross?

There is a common refrain among universities about being tied up in red tape and concern about being punished for not following various Government rules. Whilst there may not be much pleasure in regulation, there is increasing recognition, particularly in …

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Recently

26 March

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HEFCE Research Funding Allocations

GuildHE members stand out in the list of UK universities, recognised by HEFCE for the outstanding quality of their research. Of the top ten UK institutions to win the largest percentage increase in their research funding, five were GuildHE members. …

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17 March

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Protecting the student interest

Students. Know your consumer rights. The message that universities which do not meet their obligations may be in breach of consumer law came through strongly in last week’s advice for students and providers on the impact of consumer law produced by the …

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