Browne report published

The Independent Review of Higher Education led by Lord Browne is published today.

It is available at

The report is currently being analysed and further comment is expected to be available later today.

Channel 4 News will be broadcasting their main news programme live from the University tonight at 19:00. The programme will include an interview with Vice-Chancellor Professor Michael Arthur, plus a lively debate with 5-6 panellists and an audience of around 200 students and staff, chaired by Jon Snow.

The panel will include Professor Arthur; Sir Peter Scott, Vice-Chancellor of Kingston University; Paul Scorer, parent and lecturer from Leeds Metropolitan University; Adam Hildreth, CEO of Leeds-based internet firm Crisp Thinking; and Rachel Wenstone, LUU Communications. They will debate the implications of the Browne review and will respond to issues raised by the audience.

Jon Snow will also present the day's headlines from the Refectory before introducing pre-recorded reports about the funding review.

Watch Channel 4 at 7pm tonight or online at

The Russell Group's submissions to the report are available at:
May 2010
January 2010

About the report

The report was launched on 9 November 2009. It was tasked with making recommendations to Government on the future of fees policy and financial support for full and part-time undergraduate and postgraduate students. Over the last year it has received written submissions and encouraged interested groups to engage with the Review through an Advisory Forum. More about the Review's work is available at:

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