Posts By: jforster

Accelerated degrees and switching courses – responses to government consultation

The Department for Education published findings from the Call for Evidence on Accelerated Courses and Switching Degrees on 20th December. This consultation closed in July 2016 – read BU’s response here. The high number of responses had been noted earlier, the report gives evidence of an interesting campaign: “we received responses from 44 higher education… Read more »

Higher Education Policy update

Higher Education and Research Bill: The Committee stage of the Bill in the House of Lords will start on 9th January.  Amendments are added daily.  As of today, the list is 15 pages long and includes proposals for changes: To ensure students are on the electoral register To require providers to provide mental health services to students To… Read more »