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Graduates, Jobs and Levelling Up Yorkshire

Dr Peter O’Brien, Executive Director

Last week, the Queen’s Speech set out the government’s legislative programme for the next session of Parliament, with two bills in particular likely to have a direct impact on the higher education system. In this blog, I frame my comments around the Skills and Post-16 Education Bill, which is situated alongside the government’s commitment to ‘Level Up’ the regions, and in particular the proposal, as set out in the Queens Speech, to bring more jobs and training to people where they live.

Boosting regional research and development: The role of regional university networks

As published by HEPI on 14 May 2021

This blog has been kindly contributed by Dr Diana Beech, Chief Executive Officer of London Higher, and Dr Peter O’Brien, Executive Director of Yorkshire Universities – the umbrella bodies representing universities and higher education colleges across their respective regions. You can find Diana and Peter on Twitter at @dianajbeech and @obrienpeter72

 

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The creative industries matter to London, Yorkshire and the nation by @dianajbeech and @obrienpeter72 https://www.hepi.ac.uk/2021/06/15/the-creative-industries-matter-to-london-yorkshire-and-the-nation/

The creative industries matter to London, Yorkshire and the nation by @dianajbeech and @obrienpeter72 https://www.hepi.ac.uk/2021/06/15/the-creative-industries-matter-to-london-yorkshire-and-the-nation/

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