Higher Education and Research Bill

Higher Education and Research Bill

The Higher Education and Research Bill passed its Second Reading in the House of Commons, 19th July, by 294 votes to 258. The vote was preceded by five and a half hours of debate. Concerns about Brexit infused many of the speeches from Opposition members, with a...
Reasons to be cheerful?

Reasons to be cheerful?

Three cheers for Jo Johnson and BIS. Well, let’s say two and a half for now. While I have concerns about some of the details, I’d argue that the White Paper and Technical Consultation and the introduction of a Higher Education and Research Bill provide some reasons to...
Response to HEFCE Funding Announcement

Response to HEFCE Funding Announcement

Commenting on the funding decisions made by the Higher Education Funding Council for England, Gordon McKenzie, Chief Executive, GuildHE said:  “Specialist Universities are highly valued by students and employers and this is a disappointing decision especially since...