1 February 2016

Guest article for MediaFHE: OECD call to redirect students with basic skills needs is misleading

Alan Palmer, Head of Policy & Research at million+ has written a guest article for MediaFHE in response to an OECD report that says UK universities are failing to help students with weak literacy and numeracy skills, and funding should be redirected from HE into basic skills training to address the problem.

29 January 2016

million+ CEO quoted in the Guardian

Pam Tatlow, Chief Executive of million+, has been quoted in a Guardian article about a report from the OECD recommending more students be diverted into FE.

28 January 2016

million+ Chair writes for the Huffington Post on future of HE

Dave Phoenix, Chair of million+ and Vice-Chancellor of London South Bank University, has written about the future of higher education for the Huffington Post.

26 January 2016

Edinburgh Napier digital team make final three in Scotland-wide contest

Edinburgh Napier University has made the final three in a digital competition launched by VisitScotland.

25 January 2016

Middlesex students reach regional final of EU Law Moot Court Competition

Third years through to Oral Pleadings Phase in Helsinki after passing written pleadings test

25 January 2016

Leeds Trinity PhD student signs two-book deal for debut novels

​A Creative Writing PhD student at Leeds Trinity University has signed a two-book deal that will see her first novel published in July 2016.

21 January 2016

Anglia Ruskin University lecturer nominated for a national award

Lyn Jones a lecturer in midwifery at Anglia Ruskin University has been nominated for a national award for her innovative solution to connect with students on remote placements.

21 January 2016

UWS academic awarded prestigious Fulbright Scholarship

Professor Ross Deuchar, Assistant Dean (Research, Enterprise and International) of University of the West of Scotland’s School of Education, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence (SIR) scholarship.

20 January 2016

South Bank secures its place in Stonewall Top 100

London South Bank University has once again been named one of the best places to work in higher education for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people

20 January 2016

LSBU named one of the best employers in UK

London South Bank University has been listed as one of the most highly rated employers in an index of the best organisations to work for in 2016

18 January 2016

Anglia Ruskin Teaching Fellow appears in programme with Sir David Attenborough

Anglia Ruskin University Teaching Fellow Ben Garrod comes face to face with two giants on BBC One later this month.

18 January 2016

Bedfordshire researchers survey over-50s drinking habits

The biggest ever survey of its kind has been conducted by researchers at the University of Bedfordshire into the drinking habits of the over 50s.

14 January 2016

Edinburgh Napier graduate nominated for an Oscar

A live-action short film by Edinburgh Napier University Screen Academy Scotland graduate Basil Khalil is up for an Oscar.

14 January 2016

Bedfordshire students take second place in national business challenge

A team of University of Bedfordshire MBA students took second place in the final of national FLUX 500, the largest student business challenge in the UK.

12 January 2016

Prince's Trust honours Southampton Solent young achiever

Social work student Tiffany Ridd has recently been crowned Samsung Young Achiever at the Prince’s Trust & Samsung Celebrate Success Awards.

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Guest Blog: A new start (and a trip to Sunderland)

Dan Blows, Communications Officer, writes on joining the team and heading north for the University of Sunderland's 2016 Research Conference.