27 Sep 2017
MillionPlus Chief Executive Pam Tatlow will speakat a Westminster Briefing event on higher education policy under the new government in central London on 27 September.
The 2017 Conservative Party Manifesto provides little guidance about future government policies for higher education. HEIs will be effected by plans to build up research investment funds, link universities to ‘new institutes of technology’ and make charging maximum tuition fees conditional on sponsoring academies or free schools. Wider plans for immigration control and Brexit will also have a big impact on the sector. More evidence of the direction of travel may be found in the Higher Education & Research Act, adopted shortly before the election.
Key Issues to be addressed Include:
More information is available here.