6 March 2013
million+ is holding a reception on Wednesday 6 March in Parliament, kindly hosted by the Rt Hon Sadiq Khan MP, to launch Breaking with Tradition - Universities@21, a pamphlet published on the 21st Anniversary of the Act which extended university title to higher education institutions throughout the UK. Including a contribution from the Minister for Universities and Science, the Rt Hon David Willetts MP, Breaking with Tradition contains fascinating and humorous insights from colleagues past and present on the politics and outcomes of the legislation.
25 October 2012
million+ and the NUS held three successful fringe meetings at the Liberal Democrat, Labour and Conservative party conferences. Attracting high profile speakers, including the leading spokespeople on higher education for the main parties, the meetings raised key issues including part-time students, the impact of the current fees regime and student number controls, a graduate tax and the UK’s international standing in higher education.
18 October 2012
million+ hosted, in partnership with the NUS, fringe events at the political party conferences.
4 September 2012
Report from million+ roundtable on A levels in Parliament with academics, politicians, education specialists and business representatives.
23 May 2012
million+ and NUS launched our joint research report Never Too Late To Learn at a Parliamentary Reception for mature students, MPs and Peers.
6 March 2012
Tuesday 6 March marked the exact 20th anniversary of the 1992 Further and Higher Education Act which allowed modern universities to apply for ‘university title’.
21 February 2012
million+ and the NUS are holding a series of regional workshops to explore the experiences of mature undergraduates in higher education and we’re looking for willing participants.
The workshops are open to mature undergraduate students, recent mature graduates, academic and support staff working with mature students, students’ union officers and staff and student reps from all institutions.
10 February 2012
million+ is delighted that the Universities and Science Minister, the Rt. Hon. David Willetts MP, has agreed to not only launch the report but to experience, alongside university students, an example of the innovative teaching on offer at modern universities. The Launch is being hosted by the University of Greenwich on Friday 10 February 2012.
27 January 2012
Pam Tatlow Chief Executive of million+ will be speaking alongside Richard Lambert (former CBI Director-General), Shabana Mahmood MP (Labour’s HE spokesperson) and Professor Howard Hotson (Oxford University) at the Warwick HE Summit on 28 January 2012. Further details are available at www.warwickhesummit.org.
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