Posted by Jilly Court on Jilly Court, Chief Operating Officer, Goldsmiths, University of London, explores the growth forecast for HEIs and how this may impact budgets.
Higher Education in devolved nations
Posted by Niamh Lamond on With a career working for universities in Northern Ireland, England and, since 2021, Wales, Niamh Lamond, Registrar and Chief Operating Officer, Swansea University, discusses the differences in the devolved nations' approach to HE.
Update on Higher Education in Scotland
Posted by Dr Jim McGeorge on In a year that has seen many changes across government and the HE sector as a whole, Dr Jim McGeorge, University Secretary & Chief Operating Officer at the University of Dundee, examines recent developments in Scotland.
Update on Higher Education Funding Policy in England
Posted by Helen Watson on With many recent changes affecting funding in Higher Education, Helen Watson, Chief Operating Officer at City, University of London, reflects on what this means for universities in England.
Reflections from across the Welsh border
Posted by Melanie Rimmer on With many changes in English HE holding concern for those in devolved nations,
Melanie Rimmer, Director of Strategic Planning at Cardiff University, shares her reflections from across the border.
Cutting the funding for creative education won’t help the economy
Posted by Vivienne Hurley on Arts graduates are critical to rebuilding the economy. Vivienne Hurley, Director of Research, Innovation and Knowledge Exchange from Goldsmiths, University of London, warns the Government not to cut funding for creative education.
Higher Education funding: A question of quality?
Posted by Lucy Hodson on A ready-made set of levers. The Quality and Standards Consultation offers new ways to consider and control higher education funding in England. Lucy Hodson, Director of Planning and Intelligence, at Birmingham City University, explains why this publication lays important foundations for the delayed consultations on teaching funding.
Light at the End of the Tunnel… or Just a Tunnel
Posted by Helen Watson on Helen Watson, Registrar and Secretary at Goldsmiths, University of London, reviews the Government’s guidance on restructuring Higher Education in response to COVID-19. But are they more preoccupied with the politics than the fiscality of the situation?
COVID-19 – Our Biggest Challenge Yet
Posted by Aaron Porter on Aaron Porter, Director of Policy and Engagement at IDP Connect, shares his views on how COVID-19 is impacting the Higher Education sector in the current academic year and beyond.
Cutting the Cloth to Suit the Purse – the OfS Teaching Grant
Posted by Helen Watson on Helen Watson, Registrar and Secretary at Goldsmiths, University of London shares her thoughts on the latest Teaching Grant budgets from OfS.