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  • How should undergraduate degrees be funded? A collection of essays

    11 April 2024 by Rose Stephenson

    The Higher Education Policy Institute ( today publishes a new report entitled How Should Undergraduate Degrees be Funded? – a compendium of essays edited by Rose Stephenson, Director of Policy and Advocacy at HEPI. The report explores a range of potential funding models for undergraduate education, against a backdrop of…

  • New HEPI Report explores the impact of technology on universities and students

    28 March 2024

    The Higher Education Policy Institute has published a collection of essays on educational technology, edited by Mary Curnock Cook CBE. Technology Foundations for 21st Century Higher Education (HEPI Report 172), sponsored by LearningMate, brings together leading voices to explain how technology can improve higher education. The authors’ insights include: In…

  • New report examines the gender pay gap in higher education

    14 March 2024 by Rose Stephenson

    The Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) has released a comprehensive report, Show me the money – an exploration of the gender pay gap in higher education (HEPI Report 171), authored by HEPI’s Director of Policy and Advocacy, Rose Stephenson. The report, supported by Durham University, delves into the persistent pay…

  • How much of a problem are international foundation years?

    12 March 2024 by Josh Freeman

    The higher education sector is still reeling from claims in January by the Sunday Times that some Russell Group institutions admit international students, who often pay much higher fees than home students, with lower grade requirements. Despite swift rebuttals by the Russell Group and Universities UK, the issue remains a…

  • Report outlines a new future for franchise provision

    22 February 2024

    The Higher Education Policy Institute and Buckinghamshire New University are today publishing a HEPI Debate Paper on the benefits and challenges of franchise provision in higher education, along with proposals that would lead to greater levels of assurance as to the quality and management of franchise provision within UK higher…