Distinction and Diversity in Higher Education

HER Bill goes to House of Lords

01 Dec 2016 – Gordon McKenzie

As the Higher Education and Research Bill reaches the House of Lords, GuildHE is continuing its lobbying. Our briefing for Lords can be found here. GuildHE welcomes the Higher Education and Research Bill. New primary legislation has been essential since the …

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PRESS RELEASE: GuildHE comment on the Longitudinal Educational Outcomes

01 Dec 2016 – Vikkie Chapman

GuildHE, one of the recognised representative bodies in higher education comments on the Longitudinal Educational Outcomes data released by the government today (1 December). Gordon McKenzie, Chief Executive, GuildHE said: “We welcome the greater inclusion of self-employed graduates in the data. …

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GuildHE Project Officer Vacancy

14 Nov 2016 – Vikkie Chapman

GuildHE Project Officer Vacancy Job Purpose To coordinate and manage various policy projects and external communications, as well as general office and administrative support across the range of GuildHE activities. Specific Responsibilities To have day-to-day responsibilities for a range of …

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Degree Apprenticeship Survey

03 Nov 2016 – Rhys Wait

HEFCE, GuildHE and UUK are  a survey as part of a wider set of projects aimed at understanding how the English Higher Education (HE) sector is engaging with and developing degree apprenticeships provision – an innovative education model that combines degree …

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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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Brexit Round-Up

10 Sep 2016 – Rhys Wait

In case you missed it over the summer, the UK Government has confirmed UK businesses and universities should continue to bid for competitive EU funding streams, including Horizon 2020 and European Structural Funds, whilst the UK remains an EU member. …

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GuildHE responds to Lord Stern’s Review

28 Jul 2016 – GuildHE Admin

Commenting on the Independent Review of the Research Excellence Framework led by Lord Stern, GuildHE Chief Executive, Gordon McKenzie said: “GuildHE welcomes Lord Stern’s review and its conclusion that the broad structure of the REF should be maintained. In particular, …

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Higher Education and Research Bill

21 Jul 2016 – Gordon McKenzie

The Higher Education and Research Bill passed its Second Reading in the House of Commons, 19th July, by 294 votes to 258. The vote was preceded by five and a half hours of debate. Concerns about Brexit infused many of …

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