We asked Imperial College’s Professor Christopher Jackson about his experiences as a researcher and the metrics culture, and his impressions of the February 2018 event on the responsible use of metrics.
HEFCE funding from the Global Challenges Research Fund offers exciting opportunities for universities to enhance their research addressing the social and economic problems faced by developing countries.
Latest data shows an increase in the number of degree students leaving higher education in, during or after their first year of study. What factors may be affecting this trend?
HEFCE’s recent student safeguarding conference demonstrated a sector making significant progress, but the momentum must be maintained. Now is the time to step up our efforts to deliver sustained culture change.
Fliss Miller of Nottingham Trent University explores how degree apprenticeships can make a difference to the social mobility of disadvantaged students.
Abby Dixon loves her degree apprenticeship in Biological Sciences at Teesside University – in this post she explains why.
Six degree apprentices explain why they chose this higher education route and what their degree apprenticeship means to them.
Fewer people know about degree apprenticeships than traditional routes through higher education. What key facts do students, parents, employers and providers need to know?
How should universities debunk misconceptions about degree and higher apprenticeships? asks Lou Taylor-Murison of Keele University.
Universities and apprenticeships haven’t traditionally gone hand-in-hand. But degree apprenticeships can play a critical role in driving up local skills and productivity through higher education.