Today we have published our report on Student Partnership in Welsh Higher Education and Further Education Institutions. HEFCW and the Welsh Government appointed Old Bell3 Research to assess the current state of student partnership, engagement and representation in Wales, in order to support an integrated approach across the Post-Compulsory Education and Training (PCET) sector. The […]
The Minister for Education, Kirsty Williams MS, asked HEFCW to take the necessary steps to achieve stability in the Welsh HE sector without adversely impacting on the opportunities available to study in Wales. The Welsh Government’s priority is to ensure that all suitably qualified Welsh domiciled full-time undergraduate applicants are able to enter HE in […]
Commenting on A-level results day, Dr David Blaney, Chief Executive of the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales, said: “Congratulations to all who are receiving their results today at the end of this very challenging academic year. We hope that the outcomes unlock the next stage of your ambitions, whatever they may be. “We work […]
Yesterday, the Minister for Education, Kirsty Williams MS, wrote to HEFCW to ask us to take the necessary steps to achieve stability in the Welsh HE sector without adversely impacting on the opportunities available to study in Wales. The Welsh Government’s priority is to ensure that all suitably qualified Welsh domiciled full-time undergraduate applicants are able to […]
£171.5 million will be allocated to higher education (HE) providers in Wales for the 2020/21 academic year. Funding for higher education in 2020/21
Welsh Government: Over £50 million to support Welsh universities, colleges and students Dr David Blaney, Chief Executive of HEFCW, said: “The Welsh Government recognises the importance of a strong higher education sector through this investment. “The resilience of higher education providers is of the utmost importance for the students choosing, and going through, the system […]
Student satisfaction in Wales in 2020 Student satisfaction among undergraduates at universities and colleges in Wales remains high, with 84% of final year students saying they were satisfied with their course this year.
Today we publish more information for higher education institutions on consumer protection, student expectations and quality. We thought this would be helpful in the context of preparations for academic year 2020/21. Of course, no one is quite sure yet what the next academic year will look like, but we understand that most, if not all, […]
Coronavirus has impacted on each and everyone, and on every community in Wales. The pandemic has shown us that life is not business as usual and, for many, their usual challenges continue to exist and are magnified. For victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence, this can mean their home or community is not a […]
Additional support for student mental health during pandemic Students at higher education institutions in Wales will be able to access additional innovative support for their well-being and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.