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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 The information on this website is historical and is no longer maintained.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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The four key messages identified were:

  • The sector needs to support TRAC
  • TRAC raises serious questions about sustainability
  • Institutions should test and use their TRAC data
  • TRAC works, and there are effective routes to raise issues

The document below explores each message in detail.