10 March 2014
In association with Abertay University, Disney and the Future Internet Consortium partners are launching The Future Internet Games Contest on 10 March, looking for experimental pervasive games that enable large groups of people to play together in the real world.
21 February 2014
Europe’s largest teaching laboratory of Sony PlayStation consoles has opened at Abertay University in Dundee, with students being provided with open access to 30 new PlayStation Vita development kits.
20 February 2014
"Careers advisers and teachers need more support and training to enable them to open young people’s minds to the many exciting career paths available in the creative industries", according to Wayne Hemingway, guest of honour at the forthcoming Creative Front Futures. The event is one in a series of Creative Front Cambridgeshire initiatives led by Anglia Ruskin University.
19 February 2014
The university sector has been transformed since the 1990s. Malcolm Gillies, vice-chancellor of London Metropolitan University, talks to Central Lobby about the future of UK higher education and the ‘fearsome’ toll rhetoric about immigration is having on foreign students.
27 January 2014
Pam Tatlow, Chief Executive, million+ has been invited to speak at the HELOA (Higher Education Liaison Officers Association) AGM and Annual Conference 2014. The conference will be held at The Palace Hotel in Manchester from Wednesday 29th - Friday 31st January.
15 January 2014
Pam Tatlow, Chief Executive, million+ is quoted in the Evening Standard commenting on the threat to Student Opportunity funding. The Student Opportunity Allocation is similar to the pupil premium and is worth over £330 million a year. The proposed cuts could be up to 60% (nearly £220m).
19 December 2013
Pam Tatlow, Chief Executive, million+ has been invited to speak at the Excellence Through Partnerships Conference at the University of Kent. The conference will be held in Woolf College and is open to all administrative staff.
18 December 2013
Season's Greetings from all at million+ and many thanks to all those who have supported our work and attended our events and receptions over the last year.
4 December 2013
David Ellis' article in The Telegraph illustrates brilliantly why university education is so valuable for both the individual and for the economy. He references a 2013 report by million+ 'What's the value of a UK degree?' and emphasises that students are wise enough to make their own educational choices, which as a society we should therefore be encouraging rather than questioning.
3 December 2013
Westminster Higher Education Forum: Exporting UK education - implementing the Education Sector Industrial Strategy
Pam Tatlow, Chief Executive, million+ has been invited to speak at the Westminster Higher Education Forum Seminar: Exporting UK education - implementing the Education Sector Industrial Strategy on Thursday 5th December at the Royal Aeronautical Society.
28 November 2013
A new research network will see Abertay University and the V&A working with international partners to discover new ways of displaying game design in museums.
22 November 2013
University of Bedfordshire wins national prize for pioneering research into child sexual exploitation
The University of Bedfordshire has been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education for its pioneering research into child sexual exploitation.
21 November 2013
Pam Tatlow, Chief Executive, million+ has been invited to speak at a joint event hosted by Policy Network, the Samuel Lindow Foundation and the University of Central Lancashire. Pam’s session (13.45 - 15.15) will focus on ‘Education, Schools, Skills and the Labour Market Agenda’.
6 March 2013
Times Higher Education report of million+'s new publication, Breaking with Tradition: Universities@21, marking 21 years of modern universities.
20 February 2013
Pam Tatlow, Chief Executive of million+ writes in the New Statesman about our latest report, 'Are the changes to higher education funding in England cost-effective?'. She argues that it is hard to see how the Chancellor's promise to reduce considerably general taxpayers' contribution to higher education will stack up in the long-term.