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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 The information on this website is historical and is no longer maintained.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 - www.hefce.ac.uk - 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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The event consisted of presentations, panel discussions and networking opportunities.

Issues explored include:                   

  • the changing landscape of HE in England
  • HE in FE provision during the FE area review process
  • higher level apprenticeships and skills
  • student opportunity funding and the widening participation agenda
  • high-level overview of HEFCE funding and data returns for FEC HE managers.

The event was facilitated by HEFCE, with expert input from presenters.

Presentations

Opening address - Yvonne Hawkins

Download the Opening Address - Yvonne Hawkins as PDF (1,219 KB)

Devolution and Higher Education – Kevin Richardson

Download the Devolution and Higher Education - Kevin Richardson as PDF (672 KB)

HE Skills Policy Challenges and Opportunities- Nicola Turner

Download the HE Skills Policy Challenges and Opportunities - Nicola Turner as PDF (1,124 KB)

Widening Participation and Changes to student Opportunity Funding

Download the Widening Participation and Changes to Student Opportunity Funding as PDF (2,933 KB)

Everything you always wanted to know about funding- Esther Nye

Download the Everything you always wanted to know about funding - Esther Nye as PDF (1,011 KB)

Further Education Area Reviews – Ed Hughes and Lynne Tabone

Download the Further Education Area Reviews - Ed Hughes and Lynne Tabone as PDF (550 KB)

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