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Latest news and events from HEFCE are listed by year in date order.
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02 September 2014
A further £100 million is being allocated across the UK to develop research facilities to encourage collaboration and support excellent research.
28 August 2014
The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) wishes to appoint two new members to the HEFCE Board.
21 August 2014
HEFCE welcomes the new streamlined guidance for the Transparent Approach to Costing (TRAC) published by the TRAC Development Group (TDG). This will apply for reporting from the academic year 2014-15 onwards.
12 August 2014
The satisfaction rate for students studying at UK universities and colleges has hit a 10-year high, with 86 per cent saying they are satisfied overall with their course, in this year's National Student Survey (NSS).
06 August 2014
HEFCE has published interactive data on the trends in employment of staff in the higher education sector for the ten years, 2003-04 to 2012-13. 2012-13 is the first year in which detailed information on job types is available.
31 July 2014
This report, which was commissioned by the HEA at HEFCE’s request, reflects our commitment to independent review and evaluation of our work.
31 July 2014
The percentage of full-time students remaining in higher education after their first year is at an all-time high according to HEFCE figures published today.
30 July 2014
HEFCE has published a large amount of interactive data on the current and future supply of graduates and postgraduates in all subjects.
23 July 2014
The Office for Fair Access (OFFA) published a report on 2015-16 access agreements today.
17 July 2014
A report published today by HEFCE and OFFA [Note 1] shows that in 2012-13 universities and colleges in England significantly increased their investment in measures to widen access and improve success among students from low income and other under-represented groups.
09 July 2014
Three new university and business partnerships are receiving a total of £50 million of public investment in research projects to drive innovation and growth.
03 July 2014
The first large-scale analysis of the National Student Survey (NSS) looks at trends in the responses of more than 2 million final-year students over nine years [Note 1]. Overall student satisfaction has increased, but there is considerable variation between subjects of study, and between different student characteristics such as ethnicity.
26 June 2014
Birkbeck, University of London, has received £1.47 million from the HEFCE Catalyst Fund to explore innovative approaches and opportunities for combining work and study.
18 June 2014
Following an evaluation of the first three rounds of the HEFCE Revolving Green Fund, which confirmed the effectiveness of the scheme, a further £34 million will be invested.
16 June 2014
HEFCE’s Deputy Chief Executive, Steve Egan, has been awarded a CBE in the 2014 Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
12 June 2014
A total of 55 academic staff have been awarded National Teaching Fellowships, the most prestigious awards for excellence in higher education teaching and support for learning.
12 June 2014
British universities have long been world leaders in research and teaching and the last decade has seen them rise to the challenges and opportunities of the knowledge economy.
11 June 2014
The UK has the most efficient and effective research base in the world, punching well above its weight.
21 May 2014
16 May 2014
The four UK higher education funding bodies and Research Councils UK (RCUK) have written to the heads of all UK higher education institutions inviting input into the science and innovation strategy.