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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 The information on this website is historical and is no longer maintained.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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High-risk investment and funding after Brexit - Alice Hu Wagner, Managing Director, Economics and Markets, British Business Bank 

REF 2021 and Research England - David Sweeney, Director, Research and Knowledge Exchange, HEFCE, and Executive Chair Designate, Research England

A university challenge: Perspectives on university contributions to place-based growth - Professor Roy Sandbach, Newcastle University


Universities as core partners in realising the Industrial Strategy - Luke Georgihiou, Deputy President and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Manchester

Next steps for TEF - Chris Millward, Director, Policy, HEFCE

Looking ahead to the Office for Students - Nicola Dandridge, Chief Executive, Office for Students

Challenges, opportunities, and financial health overview - Madeleine Atkins, Chief Executive, HEFCE