19 January 2017
Submission to HoC Sci& Tech committee - skills gap
STEM training at an RGU gives graduates the skills needed to become the high quality labour force and leaders of the future
18 March 2016
Russell Group universities are exploring how to use apprenticeships to train staff and how they can work with employers to offer degree apprenticeships.
25 January 2016
Response to the HE green paper
The Russell Group has responded to the Government's green paper, Fulfilling our potential: teaching excellence, social mobility and student choice.
21 January 2016
Careers advice and guidance inquiry
Too few students from disadvantaged backgrounds are getting the right advice at school and college, but Russell Group universities are helping to fill this gap.
06 November 2015
Assessing Quality in Higher Education
There are already mechanisms to improve teaching quality. The proposal to introduce an ‘excellence framework’ only increases regulation and potentially duplicates existing processes.
18 September 2015
Quality Assessment Review Consultation
It is vital that any new quality assessment (QA) system, or adaptation of the current system, supports the globally-renowned quality of UK higher education. A new QA regime should eliminate unnecessary burdens and support a system that recognises and rewards high quality institutions.
07 September 2015
Comprehensive Spending Review
Our evidence sets out how investing in world-class research, innovation and higher education will build a resilient economy and create highly-skilled jobs. The positive impacts would be felt immediately and continue to deliver across the country for decades to come.
30 April 2015
Paper on the future of quality assurance in UK higher education
This paper builds on the Russell Group’s submission to the review of quality assessment in England, Wales and Northern Ireland conducted by HEFCE in early 2015.
23 December 2014
Northern Ireland 2015-16 draft budget consultation
Strong and innovative universities make a huge contribution to the economic productivity of Northern Ireland and we deeply concerned by proposed cuts to their funding.
30 June 2014
Government's Balance of Competences review - Education
There are significant benefits to the UK of EU action in some areas of education and training. However, these actions are advantageous because they are in addition to (rather than instead of) national government action: the key to success is that EU programmes should complement national policies.