HEFCE has published the results of the 2017 National Student Survey. Over 300,000 final-year students took part in the survey, around 68 per cent of those eligible. Of these, 84 per cent were satisfied with the overall quality of their courses.
Higher education (HE) providers in England are making good progress in fulfilling their statutory duty under the Government’s Prevent policy to have due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism.
HEFCE welcomes the Government’s publication of the specification for subject-level pilots of the Teaching Excellence Framework.
The Higher Education Innovation Fund (HEIF) is to receive an additional £40 million per annum from 2017-18, to boost universities’ capacity to collaborate with businesses, commercialise their research and help to deliver the Government’s Industrial Strategy.
Nine research projects led by UK universities have been awarded funding totalling £177 million by HEFCE, in the latest investments through the UK Research Investment Partnership Fund.
HEFCE has welcomed the appointment of Nicola Dandridge as Chief Executive designate of the Office for Students, the new regulatory body for the higher education sector.
Analysis of statements submitted for the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 has highlighted the prevalence of institution-level initiatives and a strong focus on gender, along with wider evidence that can feed into development of the assessment approach for REF 2021.
The results of the Teaching Excellence Framework provide a new picture of excellence in teaching and learning in UK higher education.
HEFCE, Jisc, the Wellcome Trust and Research Councils UK (RCUK) are to launch a survey to enhance their understanding of how the higher education sector is delivering funders’ open access policies.
The Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) data is a set of official experimental statistics on employment and earnings outcomes of higher education graduates by degree subject studied and university attended.
The Research Excellence Framework team, on behalf of the four UK higher education funding bodies, is pleased to confirm the membership of the REF Equality and Diversity Advisory Panel.
David Sweeney, HEFCE’s Director of Research, Education and Knowledge Exchange, has been appointed Executive Chair Designate of Research England.
HEFCE is launching the Connecting Capability Fund, with guidance on the allocation of £100 million to support university collaborations in research commercialisation.
Proposals for the second phase of the Degree Apprenticeships Development Fund should be submitted by noon on Tuesday 6 June 2017.
HEFCE has received confirmation of funding from the Department for Education for the second phase of the Degree Apprenticeship Development Fund.