Distinction and Diversity in Higher Education


18 December

Small and specialist universities among world-leaders in university research

Today’s publication of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF2014) results confirms the importance of funding excellent research wherever it is found. REF2014 offers a snapshot of some of the world-leading research produced in institutions across the United Kingdom, which informs …

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09 December

GuildHE Specialist logo

Diverse higher education and world-class systems

GuildHE is launching a new series of briefings looking at the contribution of a range of institutions that are often not featured in the national spotlight –from the highly specialised subject-specific institutions, to smaller institutions with just a few thousand students …

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09 December

StARsCrop Winch

Students engaging with ‘Student Engagement’

Students engaging with ‘Student Engagement’ – A change in perspective at Winchester Student Union Tom Lowe – Vice President, Education Cassie Shaw – Student Engagement Assistant and BA (Hons) English Literature with American Literature Student Since the term ‘student engagement’ …

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28 November


GuildHE Chief Executive announcement

GuildHE will be recruiting a new Chief Executive in the New Year following Andy Westwood’s announcement that he will be stepping down. Andy will take up his new role as Associate Vice-President for Public Affairs at the University of Manchester …

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09 December


GuildHE Annual Conference Round-Up

This year’s GuildHE annual conference was held in the stunning Embassy Theatre at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama on the 11th and 12th of November. Both days were bustling with hard-hitting, thought-provoking and pertinent higher education activity. Following …

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03 December

Budget 2014

Autumn statement

The Chancellor has been busier than usual in the run up to an Autumn Statement. Before today’s speech he has been crossing the country announcing policies and investments as if Christmas had arrived early. So much so I half expected …

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