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 …

December 2018 Policy Briefing

Policy Briefing – December, 2018 Sam Gyimah Resigns Sam Gyimah fought hard to deepen understanding in Government of how damaging a cut to university funding would be. At the time of publishing no anno …