What are the priorities for Brexit and HE?
Chief executive Maddalaine Ansell is featured in an article exploring the issues surrounding Brexit and how higher education and research must be protected as part of Research Fortnight HE’s Brexit Week series.
Maddalaine talks about the three main issues that must be considered: employees from the EU; EU students and research programmes.
“Universities need to better communicate their civic role, because the institutions in my group, and I’m sure across the sector as a whole, make a huge difference to their local area. Regional stakeholders understand the value of the various universities in their area, but it’s about how we lift that into the national debate. We need to move away from the old-fashioned image of a university and into what they are actually like today.”