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Third Convention Report

Introduction Prof John Holmwood opened the Convention on behalf of the Steering Committee, explaining what had happened since the Second Convention, the Alternative White Paper and the campaign over the summer. This Convention included representatives of the NUS and colleagues from … Continue reading

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HE Bill Letter-writing Campaign Pack

Our main hope of defeating the disastrous Higher Education and Research Bill lies in persuading sufficient numbers of Conservative MPs to vote against it. There may be resistance in the Lords, thanks to objections from some senior scientist peers – … Continue reading

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Defending HE: academic integrity and access, and defending overseas colleagues and students

Dear Colleagues, The Third Convention for the Defence of Higher Education This Saturday 15th October UCL, London, 10.00-17.00 Speakers: Professor Alison Wolf (KCL), Professor Martin McQuillan (Kingston and CDBU), Malia Bouattia (NUS President), Professor John Holmwood (Nottingham and CPU), Mark … Continue reading

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Parliamentary Launch Meeting

Public launch meeting:#AltHEWhitePaper In Defence of Public Higher Education: Knowledge for a Successful Society The Alternative White Paper for Higher Education Monday 13 June, 4.30-6pm Moved to: Committee Room 16, House of Commons, Parliament Square SW1. » Directions (Nearest tube: Westminster) Speakers … Continue reading

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Introduction to the Alternative White Paper

From: Holmwood et al. (2016) the Alternative White Paper for HE, In Defence of Public Higher Education: Knowledge for a Successful Society. » PDF Print #AltHEWhitePaper The present Conservative Government, like the Coalition Government that preceded it, has an ideological predisposition … Continue reading

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