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Protecting the student interest

17 Mar 2015 – Alex Bols

Students. Know your consumer rights. The message that universities which do not meet their obligations may be in breach of consumer law came through strongly in last week’s advice for students and providers on the impact of consumer law produced by the …

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World-class infrastructure: Smaller institutions in the spotlight

25 Feb 2015 – Sarah Hall

A lot of the media and political focus surrounding capital projects and infrastructure is normally on larger multi-faculty institutions, often overlooking government-funded projects and investment within other universities such as smaller more bespoke institutions or highly specialised institutions. Last month, …

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50 Shades of Dross?

23 Feb 2015 – Alex Bols

There is a common refrain among universities about being tied up in red tape and concern about being punished for not following various Government rules. Whilst there may not be much pleasure in regulation, there is increasing recognition, particularly in …

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Students engaging with ‘Student Engagement’

09 Dec 2014 – winchestersu

Students engaging with ‘Student Engagement’ – A change in perspective at Winchester Student Union Tom Lowe – Vice President, Education Cassie Shaw – Student Engagement Assistant and BA (Hons) English Literature with American Literature Student Since the term ‘student engagement’ …

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Autumn statement

03 Dec 2014 – Andy Westwood

The Chancellor has been busier than usual in the run up to an Autumn Statement. Before today’s speech he has been crossing the country announcing policies and investments as if Christmas had arrived early. So much so I half expected …

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Annual Conference 2014

11 Nov 2014 – GuildHE Admin

Highlights of the 2014 GuildHE Annual Conference at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

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Teaching teachers: what makes a great teacher?

22 Oct 2014 – Alex Bols

I have numerous friends who have gone into teaching and what unites them is a belief their teacher education could have been better and should have made them more prepared. They say this whichever training route they took. So what …

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Student engagement series: The student view on governance

13 Oct 2014 – GuildHE Admin

Event review by Daniel Whitby – Student Union President of Marjon SU at the University of St Mark & St John  I recently attended a Leadership Foundation/NUS Conference on the role of student governors and about student engagement in university …

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