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  • HEPI publishes ‘A guide to the removal of student number controls’

    18 September 2014

    HEPI publishes A guide to the removal of student number controls  The latest report from the Higher Education Policy Institute, A guide to the removal of student number controls by Nick Hillman, is published on 18th September 2014. In December last year, universities were caught by surprise when George Osborne announced…

  • Interview with the HEPI Director

    30 July 2014

    In the latest edition of GMT, which is published by the Higher Education Careers Services Unit (HECSU), there is a lengthy interview with the HEPI Director, Nick Hillman, touching on careers advice, the 2015 general election and the financial sustainability of the higher education system.

  • Professor Steve West, Chair of the University Alliance, responds to HEPI’s new report

    24 July 2014

    As ever, HEPI is providing useful and stimulating food for thought as the sector and others grapple with certain recurring issues.In particular, we agree that the UK’s obsession with hierarchy limits the understanding of many people that excellence exists across the higher education sector. We all need to do more to challenge this…

  • HEPI wins ‘One to Watch’ at the Think Tank of the Year Awards

    17 July 2014

    At last night’s Prospect Think Tank of the Year Awards, sponsored by Shell and the Institute of Directors, the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) triumphed in the ‘One to Watch’ category. The judges particularly recognised the strength of HEPI’s work on the cost of student loans and on the quality of students’ academic…

  • HEPI Director writes in the Guardian

    15 July 2014

    Today’s Guardian includes a piece by the HEPI Director looking at the impact of student loans on election results. The argument is that, while they may not make much difference to the election result in 2015, they could do so in 2030. The final paragraph gives a flavour of the…