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12 January 2012

New projects to reduce university carbon emissions

Funding for projects at 27 universities under HEFCE's Revolving Green Fund (RGF) was announced today.

11 January 2012

Universities Week offers a sporting chance to show off Olympics contribution

Universities are invited to provide case studies of the many and varied ways they are contributing to the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

8 December 2011

Universities are central to innovation

HEFCE welcomes the Government's Innovation and Research Strategy published today, which recognises that universities are a central element to the nation's innovation system.

7 December 2011

Continuing commitment to corporate social responsibility

HEFCE has published its fourth annual corporate social responsibility report, and an updated CSR policy.

1 December 2011

Multi-million pound boost for JANET in BIS e-infrastructure investment

The investment for JANET and other projects is part of a 158 million package for e-infrastructure announced today.

23 November 2011

Teaching funding and student number controls consultation outcomes

HEFCE has today published full details of how the Government's proposals for changes to teaching funding and student number controls will be implemented in 2012-13.

14 November 2011

Bids received for 35,811 'margin' places

Two hundred and two bids were received for 35,811 student places from a 'margin' available under a new student number control system for 2012-13.

7 November 2011

New Head of JISC appointed

Martyn Harrow, Director of Information Services at Cardiff University, has been appointed as Head of JISC for a fixed term of 9-18 months from 1 February 2012.

1 November 2011

New business plan shows how HEFCE will manage change

The Council has published details of how it will meet the challenges and opportunities of higher education reform.

28 October 2011

HEFCE responds to BIS consultation on a regulatory framework for higher education

Government proposals to reform the way higher education is regulated have been reviewed by HEFCE.

27 October 2011

HEFCE funds training resources to improve equality and diversity among researchers

A unique pack of training resources addressing equality and diversity in research staff careers has been published.

17 October 2011

Student number controls for 2012-13

Details of how HEFCE will implement the control on the number of full-time students that universities and colleges can recruit for 2012-13, and invitation to bid for 20,000 places which will be redistributed.

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