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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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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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SCONUL response to the Browne Review of Higher Education funding

Ann Rossiter, Executive Director of SCONUL said today in response to the Browne Review: “Libraries play a vital role in teaching and supporting students. Research by HEFCE has shown that the quality of library facilities is a key factor for

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Trends in the finances of UK higher education libraries: 1999-2009

The last decade has been a period of unprecedented change for university libraries. The rapid growth in numbers of students and staff across the higher education sector has been accompanied by the move to a substantially-digital environment, with some fundamental

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UK Government’s drive to cut costs

A number of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport’s (DCMS) 55 public bodies are set to be merged, abolished or streamlined as part of the Government’s drive to cut costs and increase transparency, accountability and efficiency, Culture Secretary Jeremy

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HEFCW Corporate Strategy 2010-11 – 2012-13

Download HEFCW’s three-year corporate strategy, which sets out their vision and targets for higher education in Wales by the year 2013: http://www.hefcw.ac.uk/documents/publications/corporate_documents/Corporate%20Strategy%20final%20English.pdf The Strategy will: help to deliver For our Future, the Welsh Assembly Government’s Twenty-First Century Strategy and Plan

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