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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. “Regulated course fees etc: use in relation to section 26 (1) The scheme established under section 26 must not be used to rank … 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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Statement on international students – Third Convention for HE 15 October

The Third Convention for Higher Education convened at UCL today. Delegates united in condemning Home Secretary Amber Rudd’s statements against international students at the Conservative Party Conference as being fundamentally wrong. In addition, we specifically condemn Rudd’s proposal that the … 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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