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The Scotsman says that 'new ideas are needed on university access'. Some parts of the ring-wing press seem intent on ramping up fears about international students and there have been a host of stories over the past few days from every angle - loans and finance, standards, culture and integration, behaviour and practices. I'm choosing not to link to them (partly because there's so many and party because they're so awful) but the timing is certainly interesting, with the ongoing battle at the heart of government about student immigration as hot as it has ever been.
The rest of the week's higher education agenda
REPORT: HEFCE Quality Assessment Consultation
REPORT: HEA Review of External Examiners
REPORT: HEFCE/KPMG costings of quality system
EVENT: GovKnow Policy priorities for Higher Education conference, London
EVENT: University of Leicester's 3rd Learning and Teaching Conference, Leicester
EVENT: Westminster Forum Priorities for science and innovation policy, London
EVENT: HEFCW Quality Assessment Review Steering Group seminar, Wales
EVENT: IAFOR The European Conference on Education 2015, Brighton (till 5th July)
EVENT: FACE 2015 conference, Wales (till 3rd July)
EVENT: UKCISA Annual Conference, Brighton (till 3rd July)
EVENT: BUTEX Increasing student numbers symposium, Staffordshire
EVENT: ECU Equality and Diversity in Scottish HEIs report launch, Edinburgh
EVENT: Westminster Forum Competition and Regulation conference, London
REPORT: GuildHE Excellence in Diversity plus London launch
PLUS: Counter Terrorism and Security Act comes into force
EVENT: UKCGE Annual Conference, Glasgow (till 3rd July)
REPORT: HESA Performance Indicators – leavers in employment
REPORT: Leadership Foundation: The personal and the political in leadership
MEETING: Wonkhe company board
EVENT: AUA Managing Change in HE forum, London
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9 days until the emergency budget
21 days until Parliamentary recess
44 days until A level results day
80 days left of HEFCE's consultation on quality assessment
....and the wonkery will go on.