Archive: "Government"


Social Mobility And Higher Education

The Advisory Group, set up by UUK at the request of ministers to investigate the persistent problem of poor social mobility in higher education, has issued its final report. The report concludes that much is needed to be done to counter the complex problems of inequality, despite the stated commitment of universities to promote a fa ...


UALL 2016 Annual Seminar

Social mobility and the mature learner: UK and international perspectives Ambassadors Hotel, Upper Woburn Place, London Thursday, 24 November 2016 The UALL Annual Seminar focuses on current issues and initiatives in the higher education lifelong learning arena.&nbs ...


University Grants For Poorest Students Axed

The Government has faced heavy criticism on the day university maintenance grants were replaced with loans for half a million of England’s poorest students. Sorana Vieru, National Union of Students vice president, labelled the move “disgraceful” and said it “basically punishes poorer students simply for bein ...

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