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Commercial business at UK universities is thriving

Faye Sully looks at how CUBO member institutions are becoming increasingly sophisticated in th...

Six practical tips to help you manage complex procurements

Many universities are investing in high-value capital projects, a process that takes time, pre...

What is GDPR?

By Kit Good, Data Protection and Information Compliance Manager for University of London

Why Vice-Chancellor pay is not so cut and dried

The issue of pay in universities is complex and the situation is more nuanced than it might se...

Russell Group generates £87 billion annually

Research-focused universities are injecting nearly £87 billion into the national economy every...

Most Brits say costs would stop them from attending uni

More than 50% of people would choose not to attend university if they were to start today, due...

A Governance Framework for the future

Many universities face legal and procedural obstacles when it comes to amending their governin...

Procure and prosper

Outsourcing key services can allow universities to concentrate on what they do best - teaching...

£250k grant boosts Winchester Uni's social mobility

The investment in degree apprenticeships is part of a share of £4.9m awarded by the Higher Edu...

HEFCE funds help HE tackle hate crime

Universities and colleges receive £1.8 million to tackle hate crime and online harassment

Alternative HE funding: one size won't fit all

The new report from Policy Connect calls for reform in HE student funding to allow for a more ...

GDPR - the impact on university business

Universities that are not already preparing to introduce their staff to new requirements have ...

Myth busting: Candidate referencing

References are key to the recruitment process, but some common misconceptions have made it les...

Finding a first-class university leader

Juliet Taylor explains the four factors that recruitment panels within HE should consider in t...

Why you can't brand a university

Ian Allison, Strategic Creative Director, Instinctif Partners, talks about the challenges of c...

High street vs campus

TUCO research looks at the price divide between universities and the high street

Building resilience

Why this is crucial to the successful delivery of institutional responses to the challenges fa...

HEFCE awards £9.7m to Alliance Manchester Business School

The Higher Education Funding Council for England has awarded the grant to support the institut...

University of Peterborough plans develop

Funding for the creation of an independent University of Peterborough has now been approved

Vice-chancellor pay, what's the story?

By Jenny Brown, Chief Not for Profit Operating Officer, Grant Thornton UK LLP

Developing leaders in an ever-changing world

As educators, what can we do to change the conversation around leadership, while also equippin...

How to get the most out of your brand review

Refreshed university branding can amplify reputation and greatly influence a student's decisio...

Landmark £10 million gift for Bristol

The University of Bristol has received its largest ever philanthropic gift to support the crea...

Imperial launches MBA scholarship for entrepreneurs

The Business School has announced a new scholarship worth £23,500 designed to attract entrepr...

Could the TEF be a disservice to the sector?

Acting Director of the Russell Group Dr Tim Bradshaw blogs on the new Teaching Excellence Fram...

Nottingham's new scholarship fund for international students

The £500 fund will offer scholarships ranging from £2,500 to £6,000 offset against the first y...

Changing models of course delivery planning for the future

VWV's Bettina Rigg and Clive Read: Legal issues that institutions need to know for the future

Are poor students destined to earn less?

Study reveals why students from lower socio-economic backgrounds earn less

The University of London to modernise operations with Unit4

Unit4 Business World Finance, Research, Human Resources and Payroll will be hosted in a privat...

Using technology to transform the back office

Can technology and better procurement play a role in generating front-line service improvement...

Keeping the show on the road

JLT Group's Adrian Humphreys explains the importance of offering benefit schemes to the modern...

HE must not become the victim of uncertainty

Universities must not be distracted from shaping their futures while waiting for the general e...

Donations to UK universities surpass £1bn milestone

UK universities record-braking philanthropic giving surpasses £1 billion-a-year for the first ...

Rent guarantee schemes for students

VWV's David Emanuel discusses the ways unis can assist their students to make life a little ea...

Government funding for universities

To be sustainable in the long term, universities have to think very carefully about how they w...

Bath's new scholarships to offer more than financial support

The University of Bath's new scholarship will provide low income students with support with pl...

How to negotiate the perfect contract

By Martin Hudson, Head of Procurement Client Management at Pelican Procurement Services

NI's top students join Civica Scholarship Programme

The programme, which aims to nurture fresh talent in the UK IT sector, was launched in 2008

£7million HEFCE funding to address student outcomes

Funding council's Catalyst Fund aims to tackle barriers to student success 

Plymouth launches financial support and mentoring programme

The programme for engineering students has been created in response to the shortfall in the nu...