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HEFCE closed at the end of March 2018. The information on this website is historical and is no longer maintained.

Many of HEFCE's functions will be continued by the Office for Students, the new regulator of higher education in England, and Research England, the new council within UK Research and Innovation.

The HEFCE domain - - will continue to function until September 2018. At this point we will close the site entirely and all its information will only be available from the National Web Archive.


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Career development 

For us, helping people develop is a way of life. It’s what we do. And one of the best ways to achieve this – we believe – is to provide opportunity, varied work and a stimulating environment. 

That’s just one of the reasons why a career with us is never confined to the directorate you join.

Of course, if you’re thriving in your role and want to develop within that business area, we’ll give you all the skills, knowledge and opportunities to do just that.

Similarly, though, if you’re curious about exploring other directorates and working on new projects, we can help you make that kind of move too.

It all goes in to creating a highly motivated and happy workforce. The kind that’s ready and willing to help transform lives, strengthen the economy and enrich society.