Monthly Archives: May 2017

Manchester redundancies letter

Stop the Manchester cuts and redundancies To be submitted to the Guardian. Add your name As staff across UK universities we are appalled at the proposed staffing cuts at the University of Manchester (Guardian, 13.05.17) including but not limited to … Continue reading

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The higher education stand-off of 2017: an assessment – Prof David Midgley

There was much rejoicing back in January when the government was defeated over the first amendment to the Higher Education and Research Bill to be put to the vote in the House of Lords. That amendment introduced a definition of … Continue reading

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Where next after the HE Bill? – Sean Wallis and Lee Jones

For a week or so it appeared as if the Conservatives had pulled the plug on the Higher Education and Research Bill (HE Bill) by calling a Brexit General Election on June 8th. Only negotiations with the Labour front bench … Continue reading

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Letter

An act that Labour must repeal to save higher education (published in The Guardian 12 May) Add your name We commend the Labour Party for calling for the end of the current £9,000 student tuition fee-and-loans regime – for HE and … Continue reading

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