HEFCE news for Thursday 7 July 2011 HEFCE News RSS feed

6 July 2011

Internship schemes boost students' job prospects

Report shows success of HEFCE-funded graduate and undergraduate internship schemes during the recession.

30 June 2011

Consultation on funding for teaching and student number allocation in 2012-13

HEFCE launches a consultation on future arrangements for funding higher education teaching and allocating student numbers.

28 June 2011

HEFCE welcomes higher education White Paper

Sir Alan Langlands welcomes government proposals for the reform of higher education in England.

27 June 2011

HEFCE funding of 10 million to cut carbon emissions

Applications invited for funding from the second phase of the Revolving Green Fund.

23 June 2011

Cloud services for education and research projects and partners announced

HEFCE and JISC are moving forward in delivering cloud-based services for UK education and research.

16 June 2011

Universities and colleges to provide key information for students

From September 2012, prospective higher education students will have easy access to the new Key Information Set to help them choose what and where to study.

13 June 2011

Good estates management makes universities and colleges more efficient and sustainable

Universities and colleges across the UK are continuing to improve the quality of their buildings and to use them more efficiently, according to a report published today.

7 June 2011

HEFCE welcomes PAC report

A report by the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee looks at regulating financial sustainability in higher education.

26 May 2011

£600 million for universities to speed the UK economy further into growth

600 million is announced by HEFCE for 2011-12 to 2014-15 for universities to help with the recovery and growth of the economy.

25 May 2011

Research Councils UK and HEFCE work together on open access

A joint commitment from RCUK and HEFCE to make open access to published research a reality.

25 May 2011

HEFCE support boosts strategically important and vulnerable subjects

HEFCE's support for SIVS has enabled courses in these subjects to be sustained, has built research capacity and provided value for money.

23 May 2011

HEFCE launches consultation on its equality scheme

Views are welcomed on the draft scheme.

20 May 2011

Awards enhance medical research

The success of the Clinical Senior Lectureship Awards scheme was celebrated at a meeting of over 100 award holders this week.

18 April 2011

Vacancies on strategic advisory committees

HEFCE is seeking new committee members.

31 March 2011

QAA announces new review method

Following consultation, the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education has announced a new method of institutional review.

17 March 2011

6.5 billion announced for universities and colleges in England

HEFCE will distribute 6,507 million in funding for universities and colleges in England for 2011-12.

17 March 2011

Capital investment funding to support teaching and research announced

HEFCE will allocate 662 million in capital funds for teaching and research for 2011-12 to 2012-13 and 2011-12 to 2014-15.

11 March 2011

Secretary of State invites applications to the HEFCE Board

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills wishes to appoint three new HEFCE Board members.

7 March 2011

Universities face the future from a sound financial position

Universities are in a sound financial position as they face the significant period of transition expected in funding over the next few years, according to a review of HE finances published by HEFCE.

4 March 2011

HEFCE welcomes NAO report on financial sustainability

The National Audit Office concludes that HEFCE has delivered value for money, and cost-efficient regulation, while maintaining confidence in the sector.

1 March 2011

Weighting of research impact confirmed for REF 2014

Details of how the new Research Excellence Framework will assess research that has led to wider social and economic benefits.

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