The ministerial reshuffle proved to be less dramatic than expected, as Jo Johnson holds onto his post as Minister for Universities and Science in DfE and BEIS.
In their 2015 General Election manifesto published today, the SNP confirms that they will support the lowering of fees across the UK.
Emily Lupton summarises UKIP’s 2015 election manifesto and what the party plans for higher education including free tuition for STEMM courses and abolishing loans for EU students.
Emily Lupton looks over the Liberal Democrat’s 2015 election manifesto and what the party plans for higher education.
In their 2015 election manifesto the Green Party attacks the current state of UK higher education and lists ways to address the issues. These include scrapping fees and SLC student debts.
What does the Conservatives release their 2015 election manifesto say about higher education?
As Labour release their 2015 election manifesto, Emily Lupton looks at the party’s plans for higher education.
Mark Leach takes a quick look at the measures relating to HE and science announced in the 2015 Budget announced by Chancellor George Osborne.
Labour have announced their long-anticipated policy to reduce fees from £9,000 to £6,000. Ed Miliband also announced that Labour would raise maintenance grants by £400. Emily Lupton goes through everything we know about the ‘fully funded’ plan. This piece will be updated as information becomes available.
Today came the HEFCE grant letter from BIS which outlines funding for higher education in England for 2015-16. Overall the allocations remain much the same as indicated in last years letter, but as ever, there are some interesting bits around the margins that the wonks will want to note.
A new study from HEPI explores students electoral power, their voting patterns and the effect that they may have on the 2015 election.
With the General Election only 7 months away, UKIP are this week holding their final party conference and so have announced a spate of new policies include those relating to higher education. Mark Leach takes a brief look at them.