Weekly Digest 02/03/2023
NEWS Research The UK Committee on Research Integrity (UKCORI) has published its 2023-25 strategy and plan of forthcoming activities, including an annual statement on research integrity in the UK and a review of institutions’ research integrity statements. The Russell Group,...
Weekly Digest 12/01/2023
Quality and regulation The Office for Students (OfS) has published the minutes for the October 2022 meeting of its student panel, a session which included discussion of changes to the NSS, OfS’ forthcoming prevalence survey into sexual misconduct within higher...
Weekly Digest 01/12/2022
NEWS Industrial action National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) general secretary, Mick Lynch, joined university staff in a London rally on the third day of sector-wide strike action. Times Higher Education (THE) and the Guardian report on...
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Weekly Digest 20.10.2022
OfS updates The “balance” of online and in-person teaching is not a “key [determinant] of teaching quality”, according to an Office for Students (OfS) commissioned review of blended learning. OfS has published a report responding to the review which sets...
Weekly Digest 01/09/2022
Quality England is still searching for a trusted and independent body to take on the role of assessing quality in English higher education. Rankings This year’s THE World University Rankings launch on 12 October. Next year’s rankings will see some...
Weekly Digest 30/06/2022
NEWS Finance and funding Keir Starmer could be planning a move away from his pledge to scrap tuition fees if Labour wins the next general election. Speaking at a New Statesman event on Tuesday he said that the pandemic and...