Tag Archives: tuition fees

Manchester redundancies letter

Stop the Manchester cuts and redundancies To be submitted to the Guardian. Add your name As staff across UK universities we are appalled at the proposed staffing cuts at the University of Manchester (Guardian, 13.05.17) including but not limited to … Continue reading

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Where next after the HE Bill? – Sean Wallis and Lee Jones

For a week or so it appeared as if the Conservatives had pulled the plug on the Higher Education and Research Bill (HE Bill) by calling a Brexit General Election on June 8th. Only negotiations with the Labour front bench … Continue reading

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An act that Labour must repeal to save higher education (published in The Guardian 12 May) Add your name We commend the Labour Party for calling for the end of the current £9,000 student tuition fee-and-loans regime – for HE and … 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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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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Guardian letter

Tuition fee ‘gold rush’ behind Coventry crisis (The Guardian, 29 September 2016) Add your name Sign the UCU petition The decision by the Government in 2014 to remove caps on student numbers created a gold rush in the English university … Continue reading

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Letter: beware market failure

After the HE Bill 2nd Reading, beware market failure Add your name Despite the threats Higher Education faces from Brexit, and opposition from across the sector, the Government appears to be committed to pushing ahead with its disastrous Higher Education … Continue reading

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