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More than just a degree? Active citizenship in higher education

08 Feb 2017 – Jack Fleming

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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Active Citizenship: The Role of Higher Education

23 Nov 2016 – Rhys Wait

A new report by NUS and GuildHE highlights the social contribution of higher education to society in developing students as citizens. The report includes a charter identifying key areas where universities can pursue and promote this agenda. Professor Joy Carter, …

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Degree Apprenticeship Survey

03 Nov 2016 – Rhys Wait

HEFCE, GuildHE and UUK are  a survey as part of a wider set of projects aimed at understanding how the English Higher Education (HE) sector is engaging with and developing degree apprenticeships provision – an innovative education model that combines degree …

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UK-wide standing committee for quality assessment announced

03 Nov 2016 – Alex Bols

The four higher education funding bodies, Universities UK and GuildHE are pleased to announce that Professor Andrew Wathey CBE, Vice-Chancellor of Northumbria University, has been appointed as Chair of the new UK-wide Standing Committee for Quality Assessment. The committee will …

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Meeting the information needs of prospective students

29 Sep 2016 – Alex Bols

When students decide whether to go to higher education and where to study there are a number of key decision-making points and sources of information. HEFCE and the other UK funding bodies have been reviewing the information needs of prospective …

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