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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 The information on this website is historical and is no longer maintained.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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They will provide an opportunity to discuss core elements of the proposals through keynote speakers and workshops.  

Who should attend

These events are aimed at senior and strategic level leaders from the full range of higher education providers, sector bodies, PSRBs, HE Agencies, public bodies and student bodies.

Dates and locations

  • 20 July 2015, Birmingham. This event has now passed.
  • 23 July 2015, London. This event has now passed.
  • 3 September 2015, Manchester, approximately 1000 - 1530
  • 7 September 2015, London, approximately 1000 - 1530

Venues will be confirmed. Delegate numbers are capped at 80 for each event. Full agendas will be released in due course.

How to register 

Places will be designated on a first come first serve basis, with one attendee per institution initially. Please indicate if you have interest in more than one person attending and your preferred location in your email.

Please register your interest for these events by emailing 

The registration list will close a week before each event. 

Please include the date and location in the title of your email. HEFCE will then send you an invitation which you must accept. The admin team will aim to respond within five working days.