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New blog post on the TEF

09 Jul 2015 – Gordon McKenzie

Removing the fuzzy edges from the TEF. Blog originally published on Wonkhe. Just before 1.00pm yesterday you could almost hear the collective intake of breath as vice chancellors around the country realised that the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) had just got serious.

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Launch of Excellence in Diversity Report

02 Jul 2015 – GuildHE Admin

GuildHE launched the new report, Excellence in Diversity, at an event in the House of Commons yesterday. The event was attended by GuildHE members, sector representatives as well as MPs and Peers. Gordon McKenzie, GuildHE CEO, introduced Lord Curry of Kirkharle …

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Protecting the student interest in the case of institutional exit

10 Jun 2015 – Alex Bols

With the lack of an HE Bill in the recent Queen’s Speech the sticking plasters of the last Parliament around various aspects relating to regulation become ever-more pressing. Sector bodies, including GuildHE, Universities UK, HEFCE and others are considering how to …

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Internationalising the Curriculum at Bishop Grosseteste University

01 May 2015 – Rhys Wait

Bishop Grosseteste University are working to improve learning for international students as part of the HEA Internationalising the Curriculum project. The project looks at how modules, courses and departments at university can be developed to include more on international perspectives …

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Student Voices heard at the University of Chichester

27 Mar 2015 – chichestersu

At the University of Chichester students are able to contribute to the development of their degree programmes through the Student Voice Programme. Each cohort (Year Group) for each course is able to elect one of their course mates to act …

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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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