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26 March 2010

Research Excellence Framework consultation outcomes

The four UK higher education funding bodies today announced the outcomes of the recent consultation on the new system for assessing research.

24 March 2010

Budget announcement on 20,000 additional student places welcomed

HEFCE warmly welcomes an additional £270 million to universities and colleges in 2010-11 to support 20,000 extra student places and improve efficiency.

24 March 2010

Review of the method for funding teaching

The first of two consultations that will inform the Council's teaching funding method from 2012-13 is published today.

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