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UCU stamp out casual contracts

Members of the UCU are taking part in a day of action to draw attention to the number of HE st...

Hello good buys

Damon Jones looks at some of the diverse frameworks available which improve purchasing prowess...

Huddersfield joins Santander HE network

Santander will grant £32m to UK universities over the next three years as part of its long-ter...

Building a pricing organisation

David Smith, director at Simon-Kucher & Partners, gives his take on pricing strategies for UK...

Tuition-fee savings 'highly uncertain'

Government reforms to HE finance currently estimated to save little, and long-run impact on pu...

The value of university endowments

Rachel Tonkin, Senior Associate at VWV, explains how to adopt a total return approach to inves...

Derby set to receive multi-million boost

University of Derby will receive millions of pounds from the Government's Regional Growth Fund...

Surrey adds £1.4 billion to UK economy

Through its own Research Park, the University of Surrey has also supported almost 16,200 jobs ...

HE economy input increases by 24%

Universities€™ generated £73bn of output and accounted for 2.7% of all UK employment, accordin...

'Keep it Clever' campaign launched

Universities Australia has developed a 'keep it clever'€™ campaign, to ensure suitable investm...

Crowdfunding boost for York projects

The UK's first bespoke university crowdfunding platform YuStart has brought success for three ...

All in the planning

Polly Reynolds looks at changes to the planning process and the implications for higher educat...

HEFCE allocates £3bn to HE

HEFCE will allocate £3.88bn to 130 universities and HE colleges and 212 FE colleges for the ac...

College contributes £185m

The financial impact of Lincoln College on the local economy has been revealed in a report pub...

Value for money

David Smith, director at Simon-Kucher & Partners explains how we can adopt a more value-based ...

London Met students top UK fundraisers

Students from London Metropolitan University have been named the UK's top fundraisers in a com...

New film shows visa issues for students

A film was launched at the House of Commons to help talented global students get to grips with...

Students do the math

The University of Findlay is launching an online total degree cost calculator to help students...

University helps businesses tech leap

University of Nottingham is awarded £1.2m in funding to help growing businesses develop techno...

SME funding boost from Nottingham

The University of Nottingham has picked up funding worth £1.2m to help six small/medium sized ...

Bournemouth pioneers pre-paid card tech

A new pre-paid money card concept that rewards responsible student spending has been introduce...

A new disclosure regime for pensions

Mark Poulston provides an overview of the new pensions disclosure regulations and their impact...

Don'™t let work become a pain

Rishi Loatey, from the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) discusses the impact technology ...

Skating on thin ice

Last week, academics at Cambridge called on the university to change the way it appoints staff...

Teaching clocks up unpaid overtime

Teaching and educational professionals are the group of workers most likely to be putting in u...

Save a fortune on travel

Top tips for getting staff moving for less from Andy Speller, Managing Director of travel mana...

Student opportunity funding cuts

Kerren Daly, Partner and Head of the Education sector at national business law firm DWF, looks...

Beating executive education challenges

While demand for Executive Education has steadily grown, not all are capitalising fully on thi...

Is the price right?

HEIs must get to grips with pricing and address what value for money they offer students, or r...

New £4m fund launched in South West

Businesses across the South West could cash in on a £4m funding programme, run by the Universi...

Business and academia collide

Academics and senior business leaders met at the first Ideas for Leaders service, helping busi...

A great place to work

Emily Moore, people director at Purple Cubed, looks at how to create the perfect working envir...

VWV reappointed to CPC panel

Veale Wasbrough Vizards (VWV) has been reappointed to Crescent Purchasing Consortium's nationa...

Cashless students

Chris Lyons, Managing Director at Systopia, discusses the benefits of cashless payment for stu...

Call on me

Tony Charalambides, MD at Listen, tells us why telephone fundraising is one of the most effect...

University recognised by equality index

The University of Sheffield has been recognised for its support for staff after being ranked i...

Funds and expert advice from RBS

Student Enterprise incentivised with £61,000 awards scheme and mentors from the RBS Enterprisi...

£1.3m Derby scheme to boost UK industry

A £1.3m boost to help plug a UK skills gap in vital engineering skills has been announced by t...

Boost for university libraries

Knowledge Unlatched has announced that the HEFCE will make grants to English universities whic...

University finance - was 2013 fruitful?

David Barnes, Partner and Head of Higher Education at Grant Thornton UK LLP, looks at the fina...