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Call for Evidence opens for review of post 18 education

Call for Evidence opens for review of post 18 education

The independent panel supporting the Government’s Review of Post-18 Education and Funding invites views to inform its work.

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Universities to be rated by subject quality

Universities to be rated by subject quality

Sam Gyimah announces subject-level TEF in value-for-money drive for students

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Minister welcomes 'accountability revolution' in higher education

Minister welcomes 'accountability revolution' in higher education

Sam Gyimah hails the establishment of the new Office for Students as the biggest shake-up to higher education in a generation.

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Prime Minister launches major review of post 18 education

Prime Minister launches major review of post 18 education

The Prime Minister pledges to look at ways to ensure more people have a genuine choice of high quality technical and academic options.

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Education Secretary welcomes record proportion of university entrants from state schools

Education Secretary welcomes record proportion of university entrants from state schools

New figures show 90 per cent of young university entrants in 2016/17 came from state schools, including an increase among Russell Group institutions

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Prime Minister announces £20 million Institute of Coding

Prime Minister announces £20 million Institute of Coding

IBM, Cisco, Microsoft and others join forces with universities and industry bodies to boost future digital skills

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Sam Gyimah signs agreement for UK universities to expand in Egypt

Sam Gyimah signs agreement for UK universities to expand in Egypt

A new agreement with Egypt will help give UK universities a competitive edge in Egyptian market

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New universities regulator comes into force

New universities regulator comes into force

The Office for Students legally comes into force to hold universities to account and promote students interests

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Universities Minister calls for stronger oversight of senior pay

Universities Minister calls for stronger oversight of senior pay

Jo Johnson met with sector leaders to outline his expectations for tackling senior staff pay at universities

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Government launches consultation on accelerated degrees

Government launches consultation on accelerated degrees

New proposals for two-year accelerated degrees could leave students over £25,000 better off.

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Universities Minister breaks ground at the Dyson Institute

Universities Minister breaks ground at the Dyson Institute

Jo Johnson visited Dyson Institute today to mark the opening of their new village for engineering and technology students

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Wise up to social media: GLD runs pro bono workshop for teenagers

Wise up to social media: GLD runs pro bono workshop for teenagers

GLD runs National Pro Bono Week session to help young people understand a crucial element of the law that affects them.

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Multi million pound funding for new Higher Education provider

Multi million pound funding for new Higher Education provider

Universities Minister pledges £15m funding for new engineering institution

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Jo Johnson calls for free speech to be protected on campus

Jo Johnson calls for free speech to be protected on campus

Universities Minister states ambition for free speech at university.

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Commonwealth Scholarships Award Presentation

Commonwealth Scholarships Award Presentation

First Singapore Commonwealth Scholarships in Innovation were presented to 2 outstanding recipients

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Annual Chevening Scholarship Award Presentation

Annual Chevening Scholarship Award Presentation

3 outstanding recipients received the scholarship to study Masters level degree courses in the United Kingdom

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Universities must embrace accountability

Universities must embrace accountability

Minister outlines plans to boost accountability and transparency across high education sector

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Universities must embrace accountability

Universities must embrace accountability

Minister outlines plans to boost accountability and transparency across high education sector

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A level results day 2017

A level results day 2017

Minister of State for School Standards, Nick Gibb congratulates students on A level results day

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Securing value for money for students and taxpayers

Securing value for money for students and taxpayers

Jo Johnson outlines plans for subject-level Teaching Excellence Framework and a crackdown on vice chancellor pay

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Universities rated in Teaching Excellence Framework

Universities rated in Teaching Excellence Framework

UK university teaching quality recognised for the first time.

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More undergraduate medical education places

More undergraduate medical education places

Expanding medical education to train up to 1,500 extra doctors each year in England.

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Two year university courses come a step closer

Two year university courses come a step closer

Government proposes amendments to the Higher Education and Research Bill that will make real flexibility in learning a reality.

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Higher Education and Research Bill to be debated in the Lords

Higher Education and Research Bill to be debated in the Lords

The Higher Education and Research Bill enters committee stage.

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Register your interest for Fast Stream 2017

Register your interest for Fast Stream 2017

Find out important information on the Fast Stream ahead of the application window opening

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A first for radiation protection in the UK

A first for radiation protection in the UK

Employees from the Sellafield nuclear site are the first in the UK to graduate with a BSc (Hons) Degree in radiation protection.

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Higher Education and Research Bill to deliver choice and opportunity for students

Higher Education and Research Bill to deliver choice and opportunity for students

The government has today published its Higher Education and Research Bill.

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Cumbria to host UK's national nuclear training college

Cumbria to host UK's national nuclear training college

Sellafield Ltd is taking a key role in a new world class skills centre.

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Academy set to make Cumbria the hub for project professionals

Academy set to make Cumbria the hub for project professionals

A ground-breaking new academy will revolutionise the way people are trained to deliver projects at the Sellafield nuclear site.

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£20.2 Million from UK Government to Train Scottish PhD Students

£20.2 Million from UK Government to Train Scottish PhD Students

£20.2 million has been awarded to seven Scottish Universities.

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Presentations from the Inter Subject Comparability conference

Presentations from the Inter Subject Comparability conference

PowerPoint presentations from speakers at the inter-subject comparability conference.

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Applications now open for the Fulbright Cyber Security Awards

Applications now open for the Fulbright Cyber Security Awards

The US-UK Fulbright Commission is now accepting UK applications for its new Cyber Security Awards.

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Higher education: student finance changes

Higher education: student finance changes

Student maintenance grants will be replaced with loans for new full-time students in England starting their courses from August 2016.

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The Cameroon Women’s Scholarship Award 3rd Edition

The Cameroon Women’s Scholarship Award  3rd Edition

Six young women officially inducted into the Cameroon Women’s Scholarship family

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New UKCES Masterclass sessions announced

New UKCES Masterclass sessions announced

The UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) has announced two new Masterclass sessions, offering expert views and insight into skills issues in the UK.

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UKAEA named as a Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer

UKAEA named as a Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer

UKAEA's award winning scheme is recognised in the prestigious Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers list for 2014.

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Secretary of State for Wales welcomes students from International University of Malaya Wales to Cardiff

Secretary of State for Wales welcomes students from International University of Malaya Wales to Cardiff

David Jones MP: “The UK's education ties with Malaysia are unparalleled”

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Applications open for 2014 English for the Future programme

Applications open for 2014 English for the Future programme

British Embassy Seoul welcomes North Korean defectors' applications for the 3rd English for the Future programme.

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Give universities bigger role in growing economy: Witty

Give universities bigger role in growing economy: Witty

Encouraging a British invention revolution: Sir Andrew Witty's review of universities and growth is published today

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BIS visit Oslo to share industrial policy on offshore wind

BIS visit Oslo to share industrial policy on offshore wind

Offshore Wind Industrial Strategy presented at an annual renewable energy conference in Oslo. Positive feedback from a key partner.

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University brings massive boost to earnings and the economy

University brings massive boost to earnings and the economy

Two reports show that university study delivers huge benefits to both graduates' earnings and the UK economy.

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Premium service for sponsors of international students

Premium service for sponsors of international students

New premium service launched providing added benefits to universities and Higher Education institutions that sponsor international students.

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Announcement: New team to help UK exploit international opportunities in education exports

Announcement: New team to help UK exploit international opportunities in education exports

A new team dedicated to capitalising on the growth of demand for UK education from abroad is being established, Skills Minister Matthew Hancock…

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Announcement: Press Release: Geraint Jones appointed as reviewer for the Office For Fair Access

Announcement: Press Release: Geraint Jones appointed as reviewer for the Office For Fair Access

David Willetts, Minister for Universities and Science, announced today that he is appointing Geraint Jones as the statutory reviewer for OFFA…

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Announcement: Press Release: Commenting on the latest UCAS 2013 cycle applicant figures

Announcement: Press Release: Commenting on the latest UCAS 2013 cycle applicant figures

A Department for Business, Innovation and Skills spokesperson said: It is too early to form a definitive picture about university applications…

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