Archive for December, 2014

All Staff Briefing November 2014

My All Staff Briefings earlier this month focused on the development of the University’s strategy for 2015-2020. We have finalised the new strategy against the backdrop of very successful student recruitment at all levels and a number of new initiatives … Continue reading

Writing about the introduction of postgrad loans in Times Higher Education

I wrote for Times Higher Education about why despite the recent introduction of postgraduate loans, the government’s education funding aims still remain a puzzle. Coherent higher education policy? Far from it “Should we be grateful for the postgraduate loans system … Continue reading

Letter to The Times

My letter to The Times, written jointly with the heads of University for the Creative Arts and Norwich University of the Arts, was published on 1 December 2014. The full text is below. Sir, An increase in supply is usually taken as … Continue reading

Reflecting on the future of education in the New Statesman

I wrote for the New Statesman about why we need to reflect on the contemporary context for arts education. The rear-view mirror is no basis to reflect on the future of education “Unlike most of my contemporaries, I went to university in … Continue reading