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Guardian: End of student cap was ‘sprung on universities’, ex-special adviser admits

Professor Steve West, Chair of University Alliance, is featured in coverage in the Guardian about the Higher Education Policy Institute’s new guide on the removal of student number controls.

Professor Steve West, chair of the University Alliance group, which includes Coventry University and Cardiff Metropolitan University, said that government funding should be linked to student retention rates, and that a single regulatory body was needed for all higher education providers in England.

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