In a follow-up post to her thoughts about student loans, Hannah Arendt, and the limits of life, Dr Alex Wardrop discusses why an independent fair access regulator can help us tell stories about widening participation differently. “If we keep continue to speak the same language to each other, we will reproduce the same story. Begin… Read more »
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Please find information on the January 2015 fair access & CEL bidding opportunities here.
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A busy week for publications this week, while the government have been busy with Brexit votes and there is a positive story about immigration rules. The Economics of HE The Commons Public Accounts Committee published its report on the higher education market on Friday. After some interesting evidence sessions, Research Professional report that the outcome is disappointing:… Read more »
Fees and funding Loans and parental contributions – The implication of the means-tested maintenance loan is that parents will make up the difference for those not receiving the full loan (ie if parental income is over £25,000)– parents are not always expecting or planning for this and sometimes parents are unable in practice to make up… Read more »
A bumper policy update for you packed full of political changes and arguments, and BU gets a mention in the House of Commons. Enjoy the sunny bank holiday weekend! Political News Amber Rudd resigned on Sunday. Replacing her are Penny Mordaunt and Sajid Javid. Penny Mordaunt (Secretary of State for International Development) will replace her… Read more »
HE review deadline approaches – the latest on fees and funding Thank you to the staff and students who responded to the HE review survey that we ran before and after Easter, we are preparing our response and will use the data from the survey to inform it. We asked respondents for their top 3… Read more »
How are students’ health and wellbeing needs being supported at BU? BU Academic staff are invited to complete a short anonymous survey which aims to explore how academics at BU understand their role in supporting students’ health and wellbeing. The survey will be open until 22 March and is available by clicking here – it… Read more »
It has been a busy week with the launch of the “major review of HE fees and funding” (except it may not be…) on Monday and a deluge of commentary and calls for change to follow. And other things happened too. Major Review of HE The much announced, long postponed HE “major” review is finally… Read more »
‘HE Outreach: Developing Guidelines on Good Practice for Academics’ Call for Applications Workshop Convener: Dr Matthew Johnson, Lecturer in Politics, Lancaster University, firstname.lastname@example.org Overview: A number of recent trends, notably the rise of £9,000+ fees, has brought into sharper focus the civic duties of HE institutions to engage in Outreach. While there is debate about the… Read more »