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25 June 2009

£7.8 million grant to tackle common problems in HE

New funds will enhance the national role of the Open University, and enable shared solutions to common problems in the higher education sector.

17 June 2009

Management of human resources in HE has been transformed

The higher education sector has seen widespread improvements in human resources management since 2001, according to an independent study.

16 June 2009

Swine flu: updated government guidance

Guidance for higher and further education institutions on dealing with swine flu.

15 June 2009

Drive to boost STEM will raise student numbers and aid economy

More about the national programme to increase the number of graduates in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

8 June 2009

National celebration of Aimhigher gets under way

A week to highlight the considerable breadth and success of Aimhigher activity across the country is launched today.

4 June 2009

Participation in higher education continues to widen

The 11th set of UK higher education performance indicators were published today.

22 May 2009

HEFCE commissions review of languages provision

The review will look at the long-term sustainability and vitality of modern foreign languages in England.

13 May 2009

Capital investment in research drives up productivity and attracts business

Capital funding in universities has produced a range of benefits, according to a report published today.

13 May 2009

HEFCE statement following the Secretary of State's letter of 6 May

The HEFCE Board at its meeting on 7 May considered the implications for universities and colleges of the Secretary of State's letter.

11 May 2009

Economy to benefit from 60 million of new higher education projects

HEFCE has approved a further 60 million of capital funding, with some projects able to start this month.

11 May 2009

Ground-breaking mentoring scheme will help pupils aim higher

The national Aimhigher Associates programme launched today, following a successful pilot last year.

8 May 2009

Entry and completion of part-time students examined

HEFCE has published a report on the characteristics of part-time study focusing on the completion rates of students entering a first degree.

7 May 2009

Impact of the Budget Statement on higher education 2010-11

Letter from the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills following the Budget Statement of 22 April 2009.

27 April 2009

Study shows diversity of student experience

An examination of international differences in the student experience shows an increasingly diverse student landscape.

16 April 2009

25 million awarded to transform approaches to energy consumption

Forty-four higher education institutions will receive awards via the Revolving Green Fund.

9 April 2009

Universities offer help for communities in tough times

Successful bidders for a share of 50 million in the economic investment match-funding scheme are announced.

1 April 2009

Investment in higher education benefits the economy and society

Money spent on higher education's work with the wider world is providing long-term value for money, according to a report published by HEFCE.


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