Monthly Archives: January 2012
Professor Janet Beer speaks to Channel 4 News’s Krishnan Guru-Murthy on the latest UCAS figures on university applications.
Applications from Britons for full-time places at English universities fell back slightly from last year’s record high, providing the first evidence that higher tuition fees could be deterring some would-be students, according to new statistics released by Ucas, the universities … Continue reading
In response to today’s UCAS figures, Libby Hackett, University Alliance Director, said: “While the latest UCAS figures show a slight drop, we must not forget there will still be thousands of young people who will be unable to find a … Continue reading
Boston Consulting Group, commissioned by Google, has today published a report, Digital Manifesto, showing the digital economy is set to double by 2016. It is further proof that the digital economy will be a major driver of growth, and in … Continue reading
University Alliance response to the UCAS consultation on proposals to reform the university admissions process. We broadly support the changes proposed for 2014 and there is general recognition that there is value in pursuing reform of the admissions system. However, … Continue reading
Despite turbulent economic times in 2012, there is a bigger global picture that will have a greater impact on the future of higher education: the rapid acceleration of new technology, innovation, design and new knowledge. The rapid acceleration of new … Continue reading