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HEFCE news for Tuesday 2 December 2008 HEFCE News RSS feed


27 November 2008

How universities can help in the current economic climate

A brochure on how higher education can support businesses during the economic downturn has been published by Universities UK and GuildHE.

24 November 2008

Clinical lectureship scheme increasing clinical academic staff

Around 95 per cent of the scheme’s award holders say they intend to stay in academic clinical research beyond the five-year award period.

Sir Alan Langlands

20 November 2008

Next Chief Executive of HEFCE appointed

Sir Alan Langlands, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Dundee, has been appointed Chief Executive of HEFCE.

13 November 2008

HEFCE contributes to debate on the future of higher education

A HEFCE report on institutional performance has informed part of a government debate on the future development of higher education.

10 November 2008

Advice on student support and numbers

HEFCE issues advice to universities and colleges following the Secretary of State's parliamentary statement on student support.

3 November 2008

Round four of Clinical Senior Lectureship Awards

Nominations are invited for the fourth round of Clinical Senior Lectureship Awards.

30 October 2008

Building bridges between universities and employers

A report by HEFCE, Universities UK and the CBI confirms that employers benefit from collaboration with higher education.

29 October 2008

Statement on student support and numbers

The Secretary of State has written to HEFCE following his parliamentary statement on student support.

21 October 2008

Future brighter for science and other key vulnerable subjects

HEFCE's chief executive speaks about the future of science and other key vulnerable subjects.

listen Listen to David Eastwood interview on the Today Programme.

14 October 2008

Opening up resources for learning

An innovative project will significantly increase access to educational resources across the higher education sector.

2 October 2008

£400 million for universities to boost the economy and society

Round four of the Higher Education Innovation Fund endorses university strategies for engagement with the wider world.

11 September 2008

Best-ever response rate for student survey

More students than ever responded to the National Student Survey this year.

9 September 2008

Organisational changes at HEFCE

New team structures and roles within HEFCE have now taken effect.

5 September 2008

New appointments to strategic committees

HEFCE has appointed new members to its five strategic advisory committees.


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