Distinction and Diversity in Higher Education

23 November

Creative universities contribute more than £8 billion to UK economy

Creative focused universities and colleges contribute £8.4bn and over 312,000 jobs to the UK economy. A new report into the economic impact of these institutions shines a bright light on the huge contribution they make to the nation’s prosperity – …

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Highlights

08 February

More than just a degree? Active citizenship in higher education

In a special blog (first published on NUS Connect), Robbiie Young, NUS Vice President (Society & Citizenship), explores the importance of Active Citizenship in Higher Education, and discusses the upcoming GuildHE/NUS conference; “More than just a degree? Active citizenship in higher …

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07 March

Degree Apprenticeships: Reflections from Southampton Solent

As 2017’s National Apprenticeship Week gets underway, Southampton Solent University’s Head of Apprenticeships, David Moxon, reflects on the institution’s experience so far…   For Solent, apprenticeships are a key part of building a future that benefits our students, staff, businesses …

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06 March

Spotlight on Degree Apprenticeships: Ravensbourne

Ravensbourne, apprenticeships and industry. Ravensbourne has been delivering apprenticeship training for BT’s network and software engineering apprentices since 2015. Apprenticeships fit neatly into the college’s vocational mission and endorse Ravensbourne’s approach to working closely with industry at all levels and …

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03 March

GuildHE and Universities UK welcome HER bill amendments

In a joint letter to members of the House of Lords, GuildHE and Universities UK have welcomed the package of amendments to the Higher Education and Research Bill announced by Jo Johnson, Universities Minister. The amendments address problems related to …

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