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  • HEPI webinar on 2024 Unite Students Applicant Index, 16 July 2024

    23 May 2024

    On Tuesday 16 July from 10am to 11am, HEPI and Unite Students will host a webinar to discuss the results and issues raised in the 2024 Unite Students’ Applicant Index, with the following speakers: More speakers to be confirmed. To register your place, please click here: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_50QpVHi9RpeD4fc1WnpKKQ

  • Trans and non-binary student experiences in UK higher education

    23 May 2024 by Josh Freeman and Rose Stephenson

    This report explores the experiences of trans and non-binary students across UK higher education. It compiles new and existing data, alongside interviews with students and academics, to outline the journey from application, through study, to post-graduation. It highlights the unique combination of challenges trans and non-binary students face, including lower…

  • Trans and non-binary student experiences in higher education

    23 May 2024 by Josh Freeman and Rose Stephenson

    New HEPI report explores the experiences of trans and non-binary students throughout higher education The report by Josh Freeman, HEPI Policy Manager, and Rose Stephenson, HEPI Director of Policy and Advocacy, is the first of its kind in the UK and draws together new data to understand how trans and…

  • What lessons are there for the UK from Australia’s Universities Accord? HEPI / James Martin Institute (JMI) webinar, with Professor Mary O’Kane, Chair of the Australian Universities Accord Panel, and others

    7 May 2024

    Australia tends to do things a year or two ahead of policymakers in the UK when it comes to higher education. For example, it introduced fees and income-contingent loans before the UK did and it removed student number caps before England did. On coming to office, the current centre-left Australian…

  • New research reveals the benefits of the Graduate Route visa

    7 May 2024 by HEPI

    New research published jointly by the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI), Kaplan International Pathways and the National Union of Students (NUS) and undertaken by London Economics reveals the net benefits to the UK Exchequer of the Graduate Route visa scheme. The Graduate Route visa allows international students to stay in…

  • The Exchequer benefits and costs associated with the Graduate Route visa

    7 May 2024 by James Cannings, Maike Halterbeck and Dr Gavan Conlon, London Economics

    On 12 March 2024, the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) was commissioned by the Home Office to conduct a rapid review of the Graduate Route visa, to be concluded swiftly by 14 May 2024. In response to the Home Office, the Chair of the MAC, Professor Brian Bell, noted: ‘the timescales for…

  • Webinar on how much students need to live on, Thursday 9 May 2024

    29 April 2024

    ***A recording of the webinar can be found below*** As the cost-of-living crisis makes student life more challenging, it is vital to understand what financial challenges mean for students and how to respond. Current levels of maintenance support are not based on what students really need. This means many students…

  • Webinar on non-continuation in UK universities

    27 April 2024

    ***UPDATED: A recording of the webinar can be found below*** Following the new HEPI policy Note Dropouts or stopouts or comebackers or potential completers – Non-continuation of students in the UK, HEPI will be hosting a webinar on non-continuation with the following speakers: You can register at this link: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_219FZ5rYTJu0n4wpuiVk3Q