Welcome from Professor Sir Keith Burnett

I look forward to continuing to work with our staff, students, graduates and partners in government and industry to use what we learn to make a positive difference in people's lives.

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The state can save the UK's economy

As manufacturing plunges towards recession, we must shake off private-sector thinking and allow government to act for the nation’s benefit.

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Whatever happened to the Northern Powerhouse?

The Northern Powerhouse is more than a slogan; it has the potential to transform higher vocational education in Britain and boost UK productivity.

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Shearer-West

Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Shearer West.

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The UK's partnership with China

Sir Keith explores opportunities for the UK and China to listen and learn from one another and grow together.

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China puzzle
Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Keith Burnett

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Sky News: on working with China and the state visit of President Xi Jinping
Sky News: on working with China and the state visit of President Xi Jinping
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BBC Breakfast: on Labour wanting tuition fees cut
BBC Breakfast: on Labour wanting tuition fees cut
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