How do we ensure quality in an expanding system?

March 31, 2014 | by Fiona Hoban

It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change”- one of the most-quoted sayings attributed to Darwin. (And the fact that Darwin neither ...

Let’s give the creative industries the respect they deserve

January 28, 2014 | by Matt Robinson

The Government recently published a review of the creative industries’ economic contribution to the wider UK economy. The report revealed that the creative industries have been hugely outperforming...

A message of hope from the Government to end 2013

December 20, 2013 | by Libby Hackett

2013 was set to be defined as a year of tightening belts, efficiencies and tougher market pressures as austerity started to pinch; and then came the Autumn Statement. An historic […]

Congratulations to the winner of our 2013 Christmas card design competition

November 28, 2013 | by Van Le

We run a design competition for the cover of our Christmas cards every year. This year’s theme for the competition was ‘Global’, in line with our international work. The competition was […]

Christmas Card Competition 2013

October 31, 2013 | by Van Le

We are once again running a design competition for the cover of our Christmas card to be sent to our key stakeholders. If you would like to take part in […]

Digital Technologies in Teaching and Learning

October 24, 2013 | by Andrew Henry

The world we live in is changing rapidly. More people now have access to a mobile phone than have access to a working toilet and by 2030 it is estimated […]

Let's talk about social mobility for the many

October 24, 2013 | by Professor Les Ebdon CBE

The State of the Nation, the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission’s recent report, makes some ambitious recommendations about how to promote social mobility in the UK, which should be [&hel...

Getting the English language skills that work for students

October 23, 2013 | by Pam Baxter

English language ability remains high on the employability agenda for businesses in a range of global industries. Many jobs in healthcare, finance, technology and a range of other sectors require [...

Five reasons to love Witty

October 16, 2013 | by Liz Shutt

Sir Andrew Witty was set a challenging task when asked to explore how universities can support growth.  The UK has a world-leading but nonetheless complex eco-system supporting innovation and growt...

Universities at the heart of economic growth

October 15, 2013 | by Professor Wendy Purcell

The role of universities as catalysts of economic growth and as anchors in their region has been called out loud and proud in the Witty Review.  And about time too I […]