Distinction and Diversity in Higher Education

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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HEFCE event on the Social Enterprise Mark

22 Jun 2016 – GuildHE Admin

HEFCE is hosting a free two-hour event at its London office to introduce higher education providers to the Social Enterprise Mark. The event will take place on Friday 1 July at 12 – 2pm. Social Enterprise Mark CIC and representatives from universities …

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GuildHE/CREST Joint TDAP/RDAP Group meeting

03 Jun 2016 – GuildHE Admin

GuildHE and its sub-association on research, CREST had a joint meeting on their TDAP and RDAP groups, 2nd June. This was an opportunity for institutions thinking about applying or in the process to find out more and discuss progress. Presentations: …

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