November 2019 Policy Brief

November 2019 Policy Brief General Election campaigning has begun in earnest with investment plans outlined in manifestos and investment plans. There have been various pledges on Higher Education but …

Sept 2019 Policy Brief

At the time of writing UK Parliament has been suspended for 5 weeks, Chris Skidmore has come back as Universities Minister, following Jo Johnson’s resignation, and in breaking news this morning the se …

CHEAD Policy Briefing May 2019

Policy Brief May 2019  For CHEAD Members quick summary – ‘over-education’, a year since the launch of the Creative Industries Sector Deal, arts and culture thrive despite cuts, policy options for Post …

REF 2021 Final guidance and criteria published

The UK’s four higher education (HE) funding bodies have published the key documents that provide guidance to UK universities when submitting their research to the next Research Excellence Framework, R …

CHEAD Statement: Professor Elaine Thomas CBE

CHEAD Trustees are shocked and saddened to learn of the recent death of Professor Elaine Thomas CBE. Elaine Thomas studied painting at Manchester Polytechnic before taking up a post as Fine Art lectur …