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Hillman, Nick – Higher Education Policy Institute, 2018
In England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, the funding systems for full-time, first-time undergraduate students differ. Despite these differences, universities in each of the three parts of the United Kingdom (UK) with tuition fees--England, Wales and Northern Ireland--all share a common tendency to set them at the same (maximum) rate for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Educational Finance, Financial Support
Bekhradnia, Bahram; Beech, Diana – Higher Education Policy Institute, 2018
Between 2002 and 2013, the Higher Education Policy Institute produced a number of reports that discussed trends in demand for higher education and factors that would influence future demand, focusing on demand in England only. This report reviews how things stand now, in the very different policy environment to that which existed in 2011, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Access to Education, Educational Policy
Beech, Diana – Higher Education Policy Institute, 2018
In this new Policy Note, Dr. Diana Beech, Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) Director of Policy and Advocacy, summarises our 2017/18 work stream with PwC and examines the main strategic challenges facing universities in the current political climate. It identifies a pressing need for universities and colleges to come together to: (1) learn…
Descriptors: Universities, Educational Change, Politics of Education, Educational Strategies
Day, Mike; Dickinson, Jim – Higher Education Policy Institute, 2018
In this report, Mike Day and Jim Dickinson look at the past, present and future of student unions. Although almost every university has a students' union, there is little research or reliable data on their form, role or successes. They are often seen and judged through a 'student politics' lens and face criticism for being too radical, not radical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Unions, Educational History, Educational Trends