Archive for March, 2015

Blog post for Universities UK on the importance of staying in the EU

I’ve written a blog post for Universities UK, the national body for higher education institutions in the UK, on the negative impact leaving the EU would have on the cultural diversity of higher education in this country. “Even in the … Continue reading

Quote in Guardian article about university expansion

I gave a quote to the Guardian Higher Education Network regarding the results of of a recent Guardian survey that reveals almost half of English universities plan to expand their student intake over the next five years, with some setting … Continue reading

Latest Huffington Post UK blog on Labour’s plan for tuition fees

I have updated my Huffington Post UK blog today with an entry outlining my thoughts on Labour’s plans to lower tutition fees to ¬£6,000 a year. “Ed Miliband has faced down internal and external criticism for his¬†proposal to cut undergraduate … Continue reading

Speaking at APPG on Art, Craft and Design in Education

Yesterday I appeared before the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Art, Craft & Design in Education. The session was entitled ‘Creativity is a marketable skill’. My main points were that creativity is a marketable skill and needs to be … Continue reading