Widening participation

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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

Arts and design in schools – the next battle

Several weeks on from Michael Gove’s surprising but very welcome retreat from English Baccalaureate Certificates, it’s time for UAL to engage with the next battle for art, design and communication education in schools – the content of the curriculum.

Navigating the maze of student funding

It was with a great deal of reluctance that we decided earlier this year that the University had no choice but to set 2012 undergraduate tuition fees at the maximum £9,000 for home/EU students. I have explained the position that … Continue reading