The report ‘Financial health of the higher education sector: 2015-16’ shows a financially sound position overall. However, there is significant and increasing variation in the financial performances of individual institutions, with the main financial strength remaining in a small number of them.
The Department of Health (DH) has today launched a consultation on how to maximise the benefits to the taxpayer and the NHS arising from increases in the numbers of medical school places to take place from academic year 2018-19 (Note 1).
HEFCE has awarded grants to over 60 projects in universities and colleges across the country which address concerns about sexual violence and harassment on campus.
The House of Commons Science and Technology Committee has today published a report following its inquiry into the role of universities in commercialising their research (Note 1).
Seventeen projects, involving 64 higher education providers, will receive up to £500,000 each from HEFCE’s Catalyst Fund over two years to address differences in student outcomes.
We are delighted to announce that Professor Dianne Berry, OBE, will chair the Research Excellence Framework Equality and Diversity Advisory Panel.
HEFCE has published a guide for higher education providers on the information they should publish to help prospective students make decisions about what and where to study.
HEFCE today welcomed the appointment of six new Board members: Martin Coleman, Gurpreet Dehal, Katherine Lander, Professor Carl Lygo, David Palfreyman and Professor Steven West.
The number of students studying postgraduate courses in England has increased substantially in 2016-17, following the introduction of postgraduate masters loans.
The Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation has confirmed funding allocations to HEFCE for the financial year 2017-18.
HEFCE welcomes the announcement today by Justine Greening, Secretary of State for Education, that Sir Michael Barber is the Government’s preferred candidate to be the first chair of the new regulator for higher education, the Office for Students.
The Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, Jo Johnson, has announced that Professor Sir Mark Walport will be the Chief Executive Designate of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).
Following the deadline for applications to Year Two of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) on 26 January 2017, a total of 299 universities, colleges and alternative providers of higher education have chosen to participate.
The latest survey designed to measure the levels of efficiency and effectiveness in the higher education sector – the procurement efficiency measurement model (EMM) survey – is currently open.
HEFCE will fund 33 higher education museums, galleries and collections which provide a unique and significant contribution to research and scholarship
HEFCE, on behalf of the four funding bodies [Note 1], is pleased to announce the first appointments to the team that will develop and implement the next Research Excellence Framework (REF) [Note 2].
Imperial College London and the London School of Economics are the first universities to receive funding for their research projects in the fifth round of the UK Research Partnership Investment Fund. The two outstanding projects will receive £52 million of investment in 2018-19 and 2019-20, to drive innovation and support the UK’s economic growth.
The Government has published a response to Dame Ann Dowling's Review of business-university collaborations, reaffirming its long-term commitment to knowledge exchange.