Archive: "Higher Education"

05_07_18

Application Patterns Of Mature Students - UCAS Report

UCAS have today published their research on mature students. The report Admission patterns for Mature applicants 2017 cycle compared data from students aged 21 and over with those aged 18 applying for their full time undergraduate degrees. Key findings that came out Living at home&nbs ...

28_06_18

WBIS20 Exhibition

Celebrating 20 years of Work Based and Integrative Studies, the University of Chester's innovative work based learning framework The University of Chester are celebrating the achievements of their Work Based and Integrative Studies, a programme that when it started had only 6 people signed up. Fast forrward 20 years now there ...

20_06_18

Vice Chancellors Will Now Have To Justify Their Pay

Following new requirements published by the Office for Students, VCs will now have to justify their salaries. Institutions will have to provide details of the salary packages paid to the OfS and if they fail to justify the salaries then they could face fines. Chief Executive of the Office for Students Nicola Dandridge ha ...

20_06_18

Why One London College Has Waived Its Fees For Adult Learners

This post was first published on www.tes.com by the principle, Andy Forbes, of the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London, 20th June 2018 'Working in London, it soon becomes apparent that there are two sets of londoners. One ...

01_03_18

Minister For Which Students?

In his keynote speech at the launch of the Office for Students, Sam Gyimah reminds us that he has pledged himself to be “Not just a universities minister, but also a minister for students”.   A worthy aim, but read his speech and you get a clear idea who he has in mind when he thinks of students.  There are referenc ...

19_02_18

UALL 2018 Conference - Programme

Opportunities for Lifelong Learning in a Changing World Dear Friends,  The Annual Conference is the high point of the UALL year, and we are pleased to havre finalised the workshop programme for this event at Downing College, Cambridge between Wednesday, 21 and Friday 23 March.

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