6 October 2015
In a speech delivered today (6 October) at a million+ and NUS fringe at the Conservative Party Conference 2015 in Manchester, Professor Dave Phoenix, Chair of million+ and Vice-Chancellor of London South Bank University will set out a 6 point challenge to tackle 'old-fashioned prejudice' about the university system which he says is holding back Britain.
1 October 2015
The university think tank million+ has commented on a report published today (1 October) by the Higher Education Funding Council for England on the destinations of students who graduated in the 2008 recession.
28 September 2015
In a speech delivered today (28 September) at a million+ and NUS co-hosted fringe at the Labour Party Conference 2015 in Brighton, Professor Dave Phoenix, Chair of million+ and Vice-Chancellor of London South Bank University asks where next for Labour’s Higher Education policy and calls on the party to look beyond changes to tuition fees and consider other ways in which government can support universities.
24 September 2015
The university think-tank million+ has published its submission to the Treasury’s Spending Review 2015. The submission sets out a series of specific measures to ensure that universities, employers, small businesses and individuals can respond to the government’s productivity agenda.
17 September 2015
million+ has commented on the report by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (Hefce) which examines how degree outcomes from 2013-14 vary between different groups of graduates.
14 September 2015
Responding to the new Shadow Cabinet Professor Dave Phoenix, Chair of million+ and Vice-Chancellor of London South Bank University stresses the need for investment in universities, student support and science.
9 September 2015
million+ responds to the speech of Universities and Science Minister, Jo Johnson MP, at the Universities UK annual conference in Guildford and calls for the Treasury and BIS to increase the Student Opportunity Allocation in the 2015 Spending Review.
8 September 2015
Official statistics on the graduate and postgraduate labour market in England published today (8 September) show high employment rates and salaries for graduates compared to non-graduates.
2 September 2015
Official statistics on the rate of participation in higher education published today (2 September 2015) show a welcome improvement in 2013-14.
However, commenting on the official statistics, Professor Dave Phoenix, chair of million+, says that the continuing deterioration in the numbers of mature and part-time students is yet again confirmed.
27 August 2015
Commenting on the official statistics from the DLHE survey, Professor Dave Phoenix, chair of million+, says that studying for a degree is one of the best decisions that anyone can make if they want to get a job.
22 July 2015
million+ responds to the government’s announcement to reduce investment in teaching, calling for the Student Opportunity Allocation to be protected in future spending reviews
15 July 2015
Pam Tatlow, Chief Executive of million+, the university think tank, has been made an honorary Doctor of Education by the University of Bolton.
8 July 2015
million+ responds to the range of budget measures affecting higher education in England announced by the Chancellor, calling for the Government to ensure the introduction of maintenance loans has no detrimental effect on university access.
1 July 2015
The university think-tank million+ has welcomed a major speech by Jo Johnson MP, Minister for Universities and Science in which he focused on the importance of teaching.
30 June 2015
million+ has called on the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, to include a new fund for translational research in his 8 July Summer Budget as part of a plan to improve productivity and address imbalances in regional growth.
million+ Chair sets out six point challenge at Conservative Conference