15 April 2016
Incorrect claim by the Government
New figures find that young black men are, in fact, more than twice as likely to be studying at a Russell Group university than in prison.
15 April 2016
Recent academic article
We have responded to a recent article by Dr Vikki Boliver about one of our publications.
13 April 2016
New research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies has demonstrated the significant earnings premium for graduates of Russell Group universities.
24 March 2016
Changes to skilled worker visas
Universities are different from other businesses – their core mission is to create knowledge, innovate and educate and we are pleased the Government has recognised this important distinction in changes to skilled worker visas.
16 March 2016
Russell Group universities are engines of growth in their regions and will be key partners in the Science and Innovation Audits announced today. The introduction of PhD loan support, alongside existing grant funding, will be welcomed by students and universities alike.
04 March 2016
Grant letter and research allocations
The Russell Group has commented on the HEFCE grant letter and BIS allocations for research funding
31 January 2016
There have been significant increases in the numbers of black and minority ethnic students going to our universities over the last five years. But we will carry on working with schools, pupils and teachers to ensure this trend continues.
25 January 2016
Response to the HE Green Paper
The Russell Group has submitted a response to the Government’s Green Paper ‘Fulfilling our potential: teaching excellence, social mobility and student choice.
19 January 2016
Review of skilled migration
We are very disappointed with some of the Migration Advisory Committee's recommendations which would penalise universities for their success in bringing the world’s most talented people to the UK.
16 December 2015
UCAS End of 2015 Cycle report
Students from less advantaged backgrounds are now more likely to go to leading universities than ever before.