Distinction and Diversity in Higher Education

Tagged: Title

University Title Event

05 Jun 2013 – Dee Easter

GuildHE hosted a reception on 5th June 2013 to celebrate the granting of University title to 11 of its members. In 2012 the Government announced that a number of new universities were to be created in the UK in the …

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Changing university criteria doesn’t dilute the brand

27 Jun 2012 – Andy Westwood

I’ve had a small twitter row with Sussex University following their Vice Chancellor, Professor Michael Farthing’s opinion piece in the THE attacking the Government’s decision to lower the numerical threshold for university status. Recently in this blog I’d set out …

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Why being a University Matters

10 Jun 2012 – Andy Westwood

In last June’s Higher Education white paper (yes it really was that long ago), BIS declared their intention to reduce the qualifying threshold for university title from 4,000 to 1,000 students. All the other qualifying criteria – notably the need …

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