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Lords amend HE Bill to limit impact of TEF – March 6

On Monday, March 6,  the Lords voted 263 to 211 for Amendment 19 to the HE Bill. Amendment 12 in the House of Commons List of Amendments “Regulated course fees etc: use in relation to section 26 (1) The scheme established … Continue reading

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The Higher Education and Research Bill Comes to Lancaster! – Julie Hearn

At Lancaster University we held a series of three successful events over the course of a week (19-26 October 2016) to raise awareness of the Higher Education and Research Bill and the united opposition to it, culminating in the national … Continue reading

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After the Third Convention – what next?

The Convention for Higher Education met at University College London on 15 October. This Third Convention was a working meeting discussing the Government’s Higher Education and Research Bill and organising against it. Headlines Delegates agreed that the Convention will call … Continue reading

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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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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 Submission on Student Choice – Sean Wallis and Lee Jones

Will the Higher Education and Research Bill increase student choice? This text was submitted to the Committee stage of the HE Bill ahead of the first meeting on 6 September. Thank you to colleagues who commented. Colleagues are also encouraged to make their … Continue reading

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