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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 The information on this website is historical and is no longer maintained.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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This event will introduce higher education providers to the Social Enterprise Mark.

Social Enterprise Mark CIC and representatives from a university which has been awarded the Social Enterprise Mark will be on hand to provide more information about the accreditation, including how to apply.

Register for the event

Register for the introduction event

Places are limited so please register to ensure you have a place.

What is the Social Enterprise Mark?

The Social Enterprise Mark is an accreditation that can demonstrate that an institution is committed to civic engagement, social and environmental justice and sustainable economic development.

If you have any questions please email