Fees & funding news archive

University funding announced

The funding council has announced final figures for this and next year’s grants for teaching and research, with an overall reduction over the two years of 5.7%, or just over £8m, in our core funding.

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Senate to discuss tuition fee proposals

On 16 March the Senate will discuss proposals for setting tuition fees for 2012/13 and for an accompanying package of financial support.

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OFFA sets out what universities need to do to charge fees of more than £6,000

The Office for Fair Access (OFFA) has published new guidance setting out its expectations of what universities will need to do if they wish to charge tuition fees of more than £6,000 a year.

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Russell Group committed to addressing real barriers to fair access

Dr Wendy Piatt, Director General of the Russell Group has commented on the Government’s guidance for the Office for Fair Access on conditions for universities in England charging more than £6,000.

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National Scholarship Programme will support access and social mobility

The Deputy Prime Minister has today outlined the shape and scope of the new programme designed to support access and social mobility.

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HEFCE announces funding for universities and colleges in 2011/12

HEFCE has announced the total funding available for universities and colleges for the financial year 2011/12. The key changes compared to the 2010/11 financial year are:

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