The White Paper
On Tuesday, the Government released its long awaited White Paper on Higher Education. The paper set out the Government's vision for Higher Education over the coming years.
Vice President Higher Education, Usman Ali said: "Whilst there are some significant wins for students in the White Paper, including a specific mention of the excellent NUS/HEA Student Engagement Project, my major concern is that the Government has created a disadvantaged education for already disadvantaged students."
In order to help unions digest the implications of the proposals, this week's Education Information in dedicated to analysising the wins and the criticisms of the White Paper. You can read it here.
Also, Vice President Usman Ali has blogged some of his initial reactions, taking a specific look at how some of the changes may impact on the ability of institutions to continue to increase fair access. You can read Usman's blog here.
If you have any questions or if you are things that you think NUS should be considering, please get in touch with Usman Ali.