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Press releases 2017

  • HEFCW welcomes four new Council members
  • Date: 06 December 2017
  • The Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW) has welcomed the appointment of four new members to its Council, announced by the Cabinet Secretary for Education on 5 December.
  • Student satisfaction in Wales in 2017
  • Date: 09 August 2017
  • Overall student satisfaction at universities and colleges in Wales remains high with 84% of students saying they are satisfied with their course, equalling the performance for the rest of the UK.
  • Universities and colleges offer £29 million in student support
  • Date: 07 August 2017
  • Universities and colleges confirm plans to invest in life-changing opportunities for students studying in Wales. The Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW) has approved plans that commit to providing more than £29 million for student bursaries, scholarships and hardship funding in the 2018/19 academic year, through fee and access plans.
  • Funding for higher education in 2017/18
  • Date: 09 June 2017
  • The body which funds and regulates higher education in Wales will allocate £99.3 million of public funding to universities and other higher education providers in the next academic year.
  • University–business partnerships power Welsh economy
  • Date: 30 March 2017
  • Business leaders, entrepreneurs, politicians and top Welsh academics celebrated the launch this week of a new collection of case studies highlighting the value to the Welsh economy of research and development activity in our universities.
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