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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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Why the NSS is garbage – Lord Lipsey

The National Students Survey results matter. First, they are used by students to evaluate institutions by comparison with rival institutions. Secondly, they are one of the metrics to be used in the TEF, in awarding gold, silver or bronze markings … Continue reading

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Press release 9/1/2017

Students and staff speak out as the Lords prepare to challenge Jo Johnson over his Higher Education and Research Bill Universities return to teaching this week, but lecturers, students and researchers face an uncertain future. The Government is pushing ahead … 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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Parliamentary Submission – HE Bill Third Reading briefing – Lee Jones et al.

Introduction This briefing was prepared by the Convention for Higher Education (CHE), a non-partisan group of academics drawn from across the university sector. The CHE is deeply concerned by the damage that this bill would do to Higher Education across … Continue reading

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Parliamentary Submission – proposed amendments to HE Bill

Amendment proposals, HE Bill The following proposed amendments to the Higher Education and Research Bill 2016-17 were submitted to Gordon Ramsden MP by the HE Convention Steering Committee for inclusion in the Committee Stage of the Bill. Alongside these amendments we also … Continue reading

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Parliamentary call for evidence: Have your say on the Higher Education and Research Bill

Parliament has opened its call for evidence for the Committee stage of the HE Bill, with a deadline of 18 September 2016 for submission of evidence. Early submission prior to Tuesday 6 September is ideal, as this date will be the first date the Select Committee meets. Continue reading

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