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Ravensbourne supports the Stand Alone Pledge

20 Jun 2017 – GuildHE Admin

In this special guest blog, Professor Linda Drew outlines why Ravensbourne is making the Stand Alone Pledge, in support of estranged students.  Ravensbourne makes a strong statement about its values, which makes us distinct in the HE sector. Ravensbourne’s activities are …

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Health education: A terminal problem?

28 Apr 2017 – Jack Fleming

“A crisis in health and social care” is a phrase which seems almost as common in current news coverage as “Southern Rail strike” or “President Trump tweeted”. Stories of hospitals and social care services stretched almost to breaking point are …

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Endgame: Faust, TEF and the HER Bill

26 Apr 2017 – Gordon McKenzie

“Who is that cloven-hoofed fellow? I like the cut of his jib.” So says Mr Burns when watching Homer sell his soul to the devil for a box of doughnuts. I was reminded of this, my favourite Simpsons’ line, when …

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For REFerence

30 Mar 2017 – matthewguest

Looking at responding to the REF consultation? Too late. The deadline for responding to the second Research Excellence Framework consultation closed two weeks ago. Following the Stern Review last summer, the long-awaited technical consultation on the latest REF was published in …

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It’s inspiring to see young people growing into active citizens

10 Mar 2017 – GuildHE Admin

Professor Margaret House, Vice Chancellor, Leeds Trinity University, writes for GuildHE about Active Citizenship. Throughout my career, I’ve been struck time and again by the wealth of opportunities which students choose to take up alongside their degrees. Many people enter …

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Degree Apprenticeships: Reflections from Southampton Solent

07 Mar 2017 – Kate Wicklow

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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Spotlight on Degree Apprenticeships: Ravensbourne

06 Mar 2017 – Kate Wicklow

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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More than just a degree? Active citizenship in higher education

08 Feb 2017 – GuildHE Admin

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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