The February 2018 conference will enable project teams to begin to establish communities of practice for key safeguarding areas and to share best practice.
Expert panel members have been appointed to carry out assessments for the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework subject-level pilot project during spring 2018.
For the first time, it is possible to compare subjects based on how vocational they are, using a new measure called the occupations subject concentration ratio, or OSCR.
HEFCE has awarded £20 million to a consortium of more than 60 universities, businesses and industry experts to establish an Institute of Coding.
Over 30 universities and colleges in England have been awarded a share of £6.1 million by HEFCE to develop new and enhanced higher education courses.
As 126 higher education providers apply to take part in Year Three of the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework, HEFCE has appointed the expert panel and assessors who will carry out the assessments.
A new £3 million programme has been launched to support higher education in small, specialist healthcare disciplines that are experiencing difficulty in recruiting or retaining students.
The Higher Education Funding Council (HEFCE) has received a letter asking us to look into governance issues concerning the University of Bath’s decision on the retirement terms of its Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell.
HEFCE has set up a technical advisory group to begin the development of Knowledge Exchange Framework metrics, and is calling for evidence to inform the work of the group.
HEFCE has published a report that shows graduates in the UK have a greater sense of personal wellbeing and life satisfaction than those without a higher education qualification.
Decisions on the Research Excellence Framework provide clarity to the sector on implementation of Lord Stern’s review, following extensive consultation.
A new online platform to promote and enable university-business collaboration, konfer, has been officially launched by Professor Sir Mark Walport, Chief Executive Designate of UK Research and Innovation. Including well over a million pieces of data including research, researchers, facilities, equipment, funding and support, the online tool has been designed to help businesses find opportunities for collaboration.
HEFCE has published its latest report into the financial health of the higher education sector, based on forecast information from higher education institutions.
Over 40 universities and colleges in England have been awarded funding totalling £1.8 million from HEFCE to improve responses to hate crime and online harassment on campus.
HEFCE has welcomed the Universities Minister Jo Johnson’s praise for the success of Higher Education Innovation Funding and the important contribution it will make to delivering the Government’s Industrial Strategy across the country.
A review of a HEFCE programme which funds development projects in the higher education sector has found significant benefits for students, the economy and society, with funding expected to return up to £12 in value for every pound invested.
Knowledge exchange activity on the part of UK universities continued to grow in 2015-16. Income from knowledge exchange in England grew by 3 per cent, with income across the UK reaching a record £4.2 billion in total, according to HEFCE’s annual ‘Higher Education – Business and Community Interaction’ report.
The Universities Minister, Jo Johnson, has announced the allocation of £20 million to the first round winners of HEFCE’s Connecting Capability Fund competition.