Smarter Regions Smarter Britain: Boosting regional growth through universities
Smarter Regions - Canterbury Christ Church University collaborates with third sector organisation
million+ responds to HEFCE report that reveals dramatic changes in higher education
The report highlights the sharp variations in regional growth and calls on the government to adopt a new manifesto to boost the role of universities in the regions. The report provides a new assessment of the economic value of graduates who study and then work in the same region and outlines how a new stream of funding for translational research and measures to boost demand for highly skilled jobs and university-business collaboration would help drive growth in the regions.
28 November 2013
Research Report: Student Opportunity Funding: Why it counts
Social mobility, widening participation and fair access have rightly been passions of successive governments. For more than a decade this has been supported by specific funding streams, and this report looks at why those funding streams are important and how they help to widen access to higher education.
million+ is at the forefront of the political debate about the role and contribution of universities to the economy and society