Time to end the messy status quo

by Nick Hillman February 20, 2014

In his first report as Director of HEPI, Nick Hillman calls for an end to the messy status quo that has led to fragmentation across UK higher education and it’s regulatory regime. He calls for policymakers to set out where they stand and bring the debate forward despite difficult politics to settle the many outstanding questions that lay before us.

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HEPI’s analysis of the White Paper hits the nail on the head

by Mark Leach August 17, 2011

The long-awaited analysis of the HE White Paper was published today. Its long gestation allowed authors John Thompson and Bahram Bekhradnia the time to cast their net very widely and speak to many colleagues across the sector and Government. This has enabled them to provide the most thorough analysis of the White Paper to date […]

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I want you to know it was I who discovered your secret – R.A.B.

by David Kernohan June 15, 2011

By David Kernohan When a politician slips in to the dry, impenetrable terms of governmental accounting regulations, you know that he’s (and it is usually a guy, sorry chaps) trying to get something past you. Such was my reaction when I glanced over David Willetts’ article in the┬áTimes Higher a few weeks back. Specifically, this […]

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Dr Jamil Salmi’s lecture to HEPI

by Mark Leach March 16, 2011

In case you missed the lecture Dr Jamil Salmi gave at the HEPI Annual Lecture on the 23rd February at the Royal Society, it’s well worth a read. Dr Salmi is the World Bank’s Director of Tertiary Education and has spent a fair amount of time in the UK. Packed with personal stories and anecdotes, he really brings it all to life.

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HE supply and demand to 2020

by Mark Leach February 2, 2011

HEPI have published a timely report today on supply and demand following on from previous annual publications on the same topic. This year’s considers the extend of likely unmet demand in the future and highlights the previous educaticational profile of students entering HE. More than one third of which have no UCAS tariff points. “The […]

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