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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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Reasons to be cheerful?

25 May 2016 – Gordon McKenzie

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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Fairer Home Office regulations for smaller institutions

13 May 2016 – Alex Bols

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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The Social Enterprise Mark

23 Apr 2016 – Cara Aitchison

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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Your school is turning into an academy, what now?

11 Apr 2016 – Declan Spinks

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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My First Year as Lay Chair

22 Mar 2016 – Monisha Shah

Following the GuildHE Council meeting on January 20th on Governance, Monisha Shah, Chair of Governors at Rose Bruford and a panelist discussing governance on the day, expands on her first year in the post in this blog piece below. My …

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