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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 The information on this website is historical and is no longer maintained.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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OfS ILR and Unistats data returns seminar

Tuesday 5 June 2018, 0915-1600, London
Wednesday 13 June 2018, 0915-1600, Manchester

The Office for Students (OfS) is holding two seminar days on aspects of data returns for the ILR, Unistats and TEF. Both days will cover the same agenda, but will be held in different locations, London and Manchester.

Delivering the Industrial Strategy - the role of local anchor institutions

28 March 2018, 1000 – 1630, London

This free event, co-hosted by HEFCE, the LGA, the NHS Confederation and UUK, will bring together leaders from across local government, higher education, and health and care to explore the local partnerships necessary to deliver the Industrial Strategy.

HEFCE Student Safeguarding Catalyst project conference

20 February 2018, 0900 - 1630, London

HEFCE is hosting a conference to bring together all 108 projects funded through the two Safeguarding Students Catalyst Fund calls focused on tackling sexual harassment, hate crime and online harassment.

The turning tide: A new culture of responsible metrics for research

8 February 2018, 1000 – 1545, London

This free event, hosted by the Forum for Responsible Research Metrics, brought together stakeholders within the higher education sector to explore the emerging culture of responsible metrics in research.

HEFCE National conference on learning gain

7 February 2018, Birmingham

HEFCE’s third national conference on learning gain brings together national and international experts to exchange ideas, discuss latest developments and explore each other’s work.