Guardian (4/09/13): Private HE improving says QAA

Private higher education: improving certainly, but still could do better Most private colleges provide a quality student experience, QAA reports, but 100 institutions failed to progress or pass review Private providers are the subject of heated debate in the UK higher education sector. It's in this context that QAA (the Quality Assurance Agency for higher [...]

By |2017-03-01T19:03:59+00:00September 4th, 2013|Chief Executive blog, Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

BAC & CFE research into private providers published by BIS

Today, the Department for Business Innovation and Skills published research conducted by BAC and CFE Research in 2012 on privately funded providers of HE. BAC’s expertise and understanding of the private sector was sought to assist in ensuring the research accessed, and was representative of, the private sector. The research revealed that approximately 160,000 students are studying in around [...]

By |2017-03-01T19:03:59+00:00June 28th, 2013|Chief Executive blog, Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

Huffington Post

Vince Cable: Indian Students Think Britain Doesn't Want Them Due To 'Absurd Immigration Policy' Public "panic" over immigration is causing economic harm to the UK, Vince Cable has warned. He said overseas students were being deterred from studying at British institutions and tight visa controls were causing difficulties for foreign experts working in the country. [...]

By |2017-03-01T19:04:00+00:00May 30th, 2013|Chief Executive blog, Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

The Telegraph

Boris Johnson: Cutting the number of foreign students will harm the UK A reduction in the number of foreign students coming to study in the UK is harming the economy, Boris Johnson has warned. The Mayor of London hit out at Government’s tightening of visa controls for students after it was disclosed that there was [...]

By |2017-03-01T19:04:00+00:00May 30th, 2013|Chief Executive blog, Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

Supporting Research

May 2013 Welcome to my third blog of 2013. There are a number of events and developments I’m keen to update you on in this edition. Firstly, I’m pleased to announce that BAC is supporting research on the impacts of changes in policy relating to student immigration in conjunction with the Institute for Public Policy [...]

Times Higher Education

Regent’s College given green light on university title by John Morgan Regent’s College will become the latest private provider to gain university status, with the charitable institution hoping to boost its international prospects and join Universities UK as a result. Read more here: Regent's College given green light

By |2017-03-01T19:04:00+00:00March 25th, 2013|Chief Executive blog, Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

The Guardian

Cabinet split on immigration as Vince cable condemns net migration target by Juliette Jowitt, political correspondent Business secretary attacks ‘enormous damage’ that policy could cause, hours before party leader Nick Clegg is due to call for tougher measures on visa abuse. Read more here: Cabinet split on immigration

By |2017-03-01T19:04:00+00:00March 22nd, 2013|Chief Executive blog, Industry & BAC News|0 Comments
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