A moment for REFlection

, REF Manager, HEFCE | 21 March 2017
A moment for REFlection

The deadline has just passed for responses to the consultation on the second Research Excellence Framework (REF). We now face the exciting and daunting task of reading and analysing over 370 responses.

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Ensuring value for money through governance

, Senior Efficiency and Sustainability Adviser, HEFCE | 14 March 2017
Ensuring value for money through governance

Governors in higher education have a vital role to play in ensuring that their provider continuously identifies, plans for and delivers improvements to value for money. With an increasingly challenging student market and research funding environment, this role for governors is becoming more significant.

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Degree apprenticeships taking off

, Programme Manager, Universities UK | 09 March 2017
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Almost two years ago Universities UK hosted a sector conference with the Skills Funding Agency on the first procurement round for a new part of the apprenticeships landscape, degree apprenticeships.

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