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Putting the + in Erasmus+

14 Feb 2018 – Cat Turhan

The Erasmus+ programme is open to HE students, staff and graduates, among others. Participation can enhance skill development and employability, and did you know that Erasmus+ offers funded opportunities not just to study in Europe, but also to work, volunteer, …

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Quality Code – don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater

13 Dec 2017 – Alex Bols

The desire to trim the fat of administrative burden can sometimes cut to the bone. We welcome the ambition to eliminate duplication and, where appropriate rationalise the current Quality Code, and to make the Quality Code more accessible. However without …

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TEF Take 3 – A Whole New Level

21 Aug 2017 – Jack Fleming

All in all, there is much in the next iteration of TEF that raises questions – with answers still awaited from the previous exercise.

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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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