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Universities set for 11% budget swell – but cost of tuition fee grant policy set to rise

Cardiff Metropolitan University

By Graham Henry Universities are set to see their budgets swell by more than 11% next year thanks to rising income from student fees – despite seeing direct public funding fall by a quarter. Budgets plans released by the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (Hefcw) revealed it has allocated £385m to Welsh universities for 2014-2015, with total income for ... Read More »

More Welsh students apply to study in England

Universities UK

By Tomos Livingstone The number of Welsh students applying to study in England has risen by nearly 20% since 2010, new figures show. The total staying in Wales has fallen over the same period, data from university admissions body UCAS shows. Opposition parties are questioning the Welsh government policy of paying most of students’ tuition fees, regardless of where in ... Read More »

Shadow of doubt for Glyndwr as university merger plan rumbles on

Glyndwr University

A shake-up of Wales’ universities is almost complete. But, explains Education Correspondent Gareth Evans, there remains one piece of the jigsaw left to place For teachers, lecturers and support staff, summer is a time to relax, unwind and reflect on another frantic year in education. But for one Welsh institution, the holiday period will be slightly more uncomfortable. Through no ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes