Distinction and Diversity in Higher Education

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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GuildHE responds to higher education White Paper

16 May 2016 – Gordon McKenzie

In response to the publication of the government’s higher education White Paper, Success as a Knowledge Economy: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice, Gordon McKenzie, Chief Executive, said: “GuildHE welcomes the HE White Paper’s focus on excellent teaching, student choice …

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GuildHE responds to HEFCE revised approached to quality assessment

18 Mar 2016 – Gordon McKenzie

Expanding on GuildHE’s response to the HEFCE publication Revised operating model for quality assessment (which can be read below), Gordon McKenzie, Chief Executive of GuildHE has written a blog post, ‘Quality Assessment through the looking glass’, which can be read …

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GuildHE response to the Nurse Review

19 Nov 2015 – GuildHE Admin

GuildHE Response to Nurse Review Responding to the publication of Sir Paul Nurse’s Review of the Research Councils, Professor Joy Carter, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Winchester and Chair of GuildHE, said: “We welcome the recommendation that the dual funding …

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Students could be drawn out of democracy by boundary changes

12 Nov 2015 – GuildHE Admin

The National Union of Students (NUS) has joined with university and college leaders and staff over the serious risk students could be under-represented by newly drawn parliamentary boundaries. They are collectively calling on students to make sure they are registered …

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Statement of Good Practice

11 Nov 2015 – GuildHE Admin

HEFCE, GuildHE, the Association of Colleges, the National Union of Students, Study UK, the Independent Universities Group and Universities UK announce the publication of the jointly developed Statement of Good Practice on higher education course changes and closures.   The …

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HEFCE Research Funding Allocations

26 Mar 2015 – GuildHE Admin

GuildHE members stand out in the list of UK universities, recognised by HEFCE for the outstanding quality of their research. Of the top ten UK institutions to win the largest percentage increase in their research funding, five were GuildHE members. …

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