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KCG seeks non-executive Chair

KCG is looking to strengthen its board by appointing a non-executive Chair with the ability to help drive growth of the business

New CUC code of governance

Hot on the heels of a new code of practice for audit committees, the CUC has now published a new code of governance.

Emerging from lockdown

Universities UK published advice on what institutions should consider when they re-open some or all of their campus facilities.

Digital Poverty

Studying at home sounds easy, but what if you don’t have the resources available to enable you to take advantage of technology advances and the change in teaching delivery?

OfS updates effective practice section

The OfS reports that it has “updated our effective practice pages to show some of the best available access and participation practice we are aware of to support universities and colleges to meet targets and commitments they have made in their access and participation plans.”

Students worried about post-Covid studies

A survey of students has highlighted that many have not had a comfortable time in continuing their studies during lockdown and are worried about future teaching provision.

Regulator continues its attack on unconditional offers

On 23 Jul 2020 the OfS reported that it is concerned that unconditional offers are encouraging wrong decisions to be made by potential students, resulting in a heightened risk of drop out at the end of year one of their studies.

Variable fees resurrected?

In an interview, the Prime Minister raised the question about whether there should be some way to introduce varying fee structures for certain subjects.

Urgent action needed for disabled students

The Office for Students (OfS) referred to the Disabled Students’ Commission (DSC)’s challenge to universities and colleges to urgently improve support for disabled students before the new academic year starts.

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