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Glasgow School of Art: Fire Damage Fund

Dear Friends and Colleagues Many of you will have heard by now the devastating news that the Glasgow School of Art’s iconic Mackintosh Library, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh between 1897-1909, has been lost in fire. The Library and all of

AHRC/BL funding call: Future of the Academic Book

The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the British Library are launching a two-year research project which will explore the future of the academic books in the context of open access publishing and continuing digital change. The project will

Welsh universities set for large funding increase

According to funding allocations for institutions released by the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales today, the biggest winner will be Swansea University, which will see its funding increase by almost a quarter in 2013-14. There should also be substantial

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HEFCW Annual Report 2010-2011

Every year HEFCWpublishes a report of their activities to show how successfully they have met their targets and how they have used public funding. The Annual Report also includes information about HEFCW’s accounts, and a summary of developments in areas

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2012-13 CyMAL grant schemes open

The CyMAL grant paperwork is now available and the schemes are open for applications from libraries (and museums and archives) in Wales for 2012-13 projects. Libraries in Wales can apply for grants in a range of priority areas within the

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HEFCW announces settlement for individual HEIs

The Higher Education Funding Council for Wales has announced how £377.1 million of funding for higher education in Wales will be allocated in the academic year (AY) 2011/12. All its funding will be committed according to priorities in For our

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HEFCW annual remit letter from the Welsh Assembly Government

HEFCW is an Assembly Government Sponsored Body. They receive an annual remit letter from the Welsh Assembly Government showing work areas for the following year to be delivered through the funding they are allocated. The 2011-12 Remit Letter from the Welsh Assembly Government is

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Universities in Wales told to ‘adapt or die’

Education Minister Leighton Andrews has told universities in Wales that there will be fewer of them by 2013. Mr Andrews told the Institute of Welsh Affairs’ conference higher education institutions must “adapt or die”. He warned their future funding, including

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Wales unveils future of fees

Education Minister Leighton Andrews has this week outlined Wales’ response to the decision by the UK Government to increase tuition fees in higher education institutions in England. In Wales basic tuition fees will rise to £6000 per annum. HE institutions

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