Vice-Chancellor's reports to Senate

2017

June 2017

Includes:

  • General election
  • Spring budget
  • Government's digital strategy
  • Student recruitment, widening participation and employability

March 2017

Includes:

  • Autumn Statement
  • Brexit and international matters
  • Northern Powerhouse and local economy
  • Strategy Delivery Group (SDG)
2016

December 2016

Includes:

  • Teaching Excellence Framework
  • Strategy Delivery Group
  • Student satisfaction and engagement surveys
  • International students

October 2016

Includes:

  • EU referendum
  • White paper and HE Bill
  • Funding, finance and fees
  • Research and innovation

June 2016

Includes:

  • EU referendum
  • Student recruitment
  • Strategic projects and bids
  • National pay negotiations

March 2016

Includes:

  • Anti-extremism and freedom of speech
  • AMRC Korea
  • The Sunday Times Best 100 Companies to Work For 2016
  • Open@TUoS
2015

December 2015

Includes:

  • Minister's vision for HE
  • Teaching Excellence Framework
  • League table performance
  • Student Systems Project

October 2015

Includes:

  • Budget and spending review
  • Teaching excellence framework
  • Pathways for apprentices
  • Diamond building

July 2015

Includes:

  • General Election 2015
  • Devolution and the North
  • Reward & Recognition: The Deal
  • Student Barometer Survey

June 2015

Includes:

  • Budget 2015
  • Tuition fees
  • Vocational education
  • Sustainability of teaching & learning

March 2015

Includes:

  • University funding
  • Widening participation
  • Apprenticeships & vocational education
  • International students
2014

December 2014

Includes:

  • HE policies beyond the general election
  • Postgraduate funding
  • Widening participation
  • International students: net migration targets

October 2014

Includes:

  • Vince Cable speech on the future of further and higher education
  • Chancellor's speech about the importance of science spending
  • Tuition fees and the Resource Allocation and Budgeting (RAB) charge
  • HEFCE review of metrics

June 2014

Includes:

  • Chancellor’s Autumn Statement
  • BIS departmental budget and HEFCE allocation
  • Privatisation of student loan book
  • Research and development spending

March 2014

Includes:

  • Higher Education Commission report on Higher Education regulation
  • Sir Andrew Witty’s final report on universities and growth
  • Part-time and mature provision
  • Office of Fair Trading (OFT) announce consultation