Emma Raczka

Blended learning in 2020

This week we welcomed the Jisc study into blended learning, which brings together contributions from across the HE sector, and highlights the ways in which institutions have capitalised on the opportunities presented by the pandemic to create a new digital vision for the future. When the pandemic hit in March, universities swiftly implemented a number […]

Chair of HEFCW’s Council

Commenting on the announcement that Rob Humphreys had been appointed as interim Chair of HEFCW’s Council for one year from 4 January 2021, Dr David Blaney, Chief Executive of HEFCW, said: “We very much welcome the appointment of Rob to the role of Interim Chair, which will reassure HEFCW with some stability and continuity as […]

A time for change: tackling gender-based violence in higher education

While violence and abuse affects all people, women and girls are disproportionately more likely to encounter domestic abuse and sexual violence. The impact of violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence (VAWDASV) has far reaching consequences, including on those that experience it indirectly, such as children, family and friends. Our guidance on tackling VAWDASV […]

Student Space programme extended to June 2021

Student Space, the online mental health platform, has been extended to deliver support for students in Wales and in England until the end of the current academic year. Developed by Student Minds, the UK’s student mental health charity, to help students navigate support for mental health and well-being during the Covid-19 pandemic, Student Space complements […]