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HEFCE announces revised grants for universities and colleges 22 July 2010 19:31:57

HEFCE: Today HEFCE is announcing revised grants and allocations of student places following changes to government funding and ... [links to external sites]

Cable's graduate tax 'rejected' 21 July 2010 21:45:21
BBC News Online: The coalition government will reject the idea of a graduate tax to pay for university fees in England, ...

Minister urges unsuccessful university applicants to reapply 20 July 2010 23:22:58
The Guardian: David Willetts says disappointed teenagers should do work experience or an apprenticeship and apply to university ...

'Perverse' VAT policy will harm libraries and research, Chancellor told 19 July 2010 20:39:14
Times Higher Education: Plans to increase VAT on e-books to 20 per cent will not only affect university libraries but will also ...

Vince Cable's views on higher education reform 15 July 2010 21:59:34
Russell Group: Director General of the Russell Group, Dr Wendy Piatt comments on Vince Cable's proposed reforms.

Vince Cable proposes graduate tax in funding rethink 15 July 2010 21:58:27
BBC News Online: Business Secretary Vince Cable has said a variable graduate tax could make England's student funding system ...

Concentrating cash will harm UK, says v-c 15 July 2010 21:57:08
Times Higher Education: Call to fund a world-class system rather than just a few world-class universities.

Cubie votes to scrap final-salary pensions 15 July 2010 21:55:48
Times Higher Education: Union fears a two-tier system will emerge and damage staff recruitment.

Early payers may yet get a break on fees 15 July 2010 21:55:12
Times Higher Education: Willetts still aims for student loans repayment plan to play part in funding places.

V-cs criticise government call for private provision of 'prestigious' degrees 15 July 2010 21:54:22
Times Higher Education: Creating new institutions that teach degrees assessed by exams that are set and marked by "prestigious" ...

Cable initiates the age of the two-year degree 14 July 2010 17:49:10
The Independent: Two-year university degrees, more part-time courses and more students living with their parents while they ...