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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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25 May

reasons to be cheerful

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


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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22 April

Social Enterprise Mark

The Social Enterprise Mark

Our students and graduates are increasingly reporting that they seek employment and lifestyles that enable them to contribute to the social, cultural and environmental wellbeing of their communities, society and the world around them, rather than simply thinking of their …

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09 May


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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11 April

Welcome To The Future

Your school is turning into an academy, what now?

This article was written by a guest writer, Declan Spinks, editor of the EduStaff blog. In the last few weeks we have seen major developments in the nation’s plans for education. The headline is that the government are planning to …

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22 March


GuildHE launches ‘Excellence in Diversity’ microsite

Following on the back of the positive reception of the sector to Excellence in Diversity, GuildHE is pleased to launch the new Excellence in Diversity microsite. The report, Excellence in Diversity, written by Prof Paul Kleiman of Ciel Associates for …

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