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HEFCE release NSS results

This years National Student Survey (NSS) finds that 86 per cent of students at UK higher education institutions (HEIs) and further education colleges (FECs) are satisfied overall with their course.

Calls for new lead regulator to replace HEFCE

Universities UK (UUK) call for reform to higher education regulation proposing a new lead regulator, ‘the Council for Higher Education England’ (CHEE). The report also calls for a new register for higher education providers and more protection of student interest.

Grant letter: HEFCE’s regulatory powers beefed up

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.

HEFCE transnational education report

A report released today by HEFCE (Higher Education Funding Council for England) looks investing in transnational education and its impact on student mobility. Emily Lupton summarises the report.

QAA put on notice

Some very big news from HEFCE out today. “The higher education (HE) funding bodies in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are to seek views on future approaches to the assessment of quality in higher education. Based on the feedback we receive, we will then invite tenders under a joint procurement exercise. This will ensure transparency and demonstrate value for money.”