The week in Higher Education (Week 36)

Not philistine, just practical
guardian.co.uk – UK
It’s certainly true that the expansion of the higher education system since the 1950s has resulted in wider access to a university education.
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Academia and the NHS – bridging the gap
Health Service Journal – London,UK
The initiative and funds for the programme came from the Higher Education Funding Council for England’s strategic development fund.
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Made in Britain: the man who can see an industrial renaissance
Independent – London,England,UK
They also want greater incentives to get the young through higher education. The next priorities on the CBI’s hitlist are energy security and climate change
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Comment: How universities and graduates can thrive
Independent – London,England,UK
The extent to which this happens in UK higher education institutions varies. An NCGE study – Enterprise and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education – mapped
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Providing vital information
Aberdeen Press and Journal – Aberdeen,Scotland,UK
Rachel Sandison, head of student recruitment and admissions at the University of Aberdeen, said: “The Grampian Higher Education Convention is a prime
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First Minister marks the opening of new university
WalesOnline – United Kingdom
These three colleges united in 1976 forming the West Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education. In 1992, this title changed to Swansea Institute of Higher
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Wales ‘Must do better’ in education, says professor
WalesOnline – United Kingdom
It should also be noted that capacity within the Higher Education system to monitor, evaluate and develop new educational policies may also have been absent
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Higher education funding ‘is broken’
Public Servant Online – Staffordshire,UK
The system of funding higher education is broken and the government shouldn’t try to ignore that fact, the National Union of Students has said in a report.
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Students in colleges have no one to complain to – so is it time
Independent – London,England,UK
If higher education is anything to go by, an FE ombudsman will be kept busy. Last year, the number of complaints made to the OIA rose by 25 per cent to 734.
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Education Officer
The Engineer – London,UK
Educated to degree level, you will need direct experience of planning and delivering attractive student programmes and events at the Higher Education level.
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