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Lords amend HE Bill to defend international staff and students – 13 March

On 13 March, the House of Lords passed the following amendment to the HE Bill by 313 votes to 219. 150: After Clause 85, insert the following new Clause— “Students and academic staff at higher education providers (1) The Secretary … 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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Higher Education and Research Bill – Second Reading 19 July

The Government is rushing the HE Bill through to its Second Reading in the House of Commons. The Second Reading has been called, at very short notice, for Tuesday 19 July. The NUS, UCU London Region and other organisations are coordinating an emergency … Continue reading

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The Higher Education and Research Bill, 2016 – Key Points – Sherrill Stroschein

Introduction The Higher Education and Research Bill 2016 reads quite differently from the government’s White Paper and the Green Paper that preceded it, in terms of ordering and emphasis. The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) proposals, for example, are not outlined … Continue reading

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