25 mars 2017

The hosts of the FUEN Congress 2017 are ready to welcome their guests in Transsylvania

"FUEN will be at home in Transsylvania. The delegates and our guests will have the chance to present an up-to-date situation of the minorities and their proposals for Europe and the member states. We would also like our guests to get to know better our region, the Hungarian community and other nationalities in Romania and eventually become ambassadors of our cause wherever they go" - stated the President of FUEN at the group meeting of the Hungarian (RMDSZ) members in the Chamber of Deputies of the Romanian Parliament. The leader of the parliamentary group Mr Attila Korodi stressed the importance and the role of the FUEN in shaping the future of the minority policy in Europe and praised the chance offered to the RMDSZ to organise the FUEN Congress 2017 in the capital city of Transsylvania. More...

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FUEN strongly condemns the attitude of the Greek authorities and expresses its strong support to the elected Mufti of Xanthi Ahmet Mete and elected Mufti of Komotini İbrahim Şerif. More...

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Department of Health consultation on expansion of undergraduate medical education

Résultat de recherche d'images pour The Department of Health (DH) has today launched a consultation on how to maximise the benefits to the taxpayer and the NHS arising from increases in the numbers of medical school places to take place from academic year 2018-19. More...

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Universities and colleges receive £2.45 million to tackle sexual harassment

Résultat de recherche d'images pour HEFCE has awarded grants to over 60 projects in universities and colleges across the country which address concerns about sexual violence and harassment on campus. More...

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Science and Technology Select Committee endorses HEFCE's support for university research commercialisation

Résultat de recherche d'images pour The House of Commons Science and Technology Committee has today published a report following its inquiry into the role of universities in commercialising their research. More...

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£7.5 million to tackle barriers to student success

Résultat de recherche d'images pour Seventeen projects, involving 64 higher education providers, will receive up to £500,000 each from HEFCE’s Catalyst Fund over two years to address differences in student outcomes.
HEFCE research has exposed gaps in the higher education outcomes between different student groups. These gaps in attainment and progression to further study and employment persist even when background characteristics and prior attainment are taken into account. More...

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Interdisciplinary policy and practice: Conference report published

Résultat de recherche d'images pour What makes excellent interdisciplinary research (IDR)? How can it be best supported, developed and embedded? How important are structures and culture to getting this right?
These important questions were discussed by researchers, funders and policy makers at a joint HEFCE, Research Councils UK and British Academy event on 8 December 2016. More...

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Improving student information: Unistats 2017 and Guide to good practice

Résultat de recherche d'images pour The suggested good practice takes account of the Competition and Markets Authority’s advice on consumer law. It covers the areas that the Review of Unistats and the Key Information Set (see Note 2) indicated should be made available in detail on providers’ websites and linked to from Unistats, rather than collected and published centrally. The guide will help students access detailed and contextualised information, presented in a way that allows them to make appropriate course comparisons to inform their study choices. More...

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Postgraduate and undergraduate student numbers at record highs

Résultat de recherche d'images pour The number of students studying postgraduate courses in England has increased substantially in 2016-17, following the introduction of postgraduate masters loans.
90,600 students started full-time taught postgraduate courses at English higher education providers in 2016-17. This is an increase of 22 per cent on the previous year. More...

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Financial health of the higher education sector: a variable picture

Résultat de recherche d'images pour The report ‘Financial health of the higher education sector: 2015-16’ shows a financially sound position overall. However, there is significant and increasing variation in the financial performances of individual institutions, with the main financial strength remaining in a small number of them. More...

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