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Response by Yorkshire Universities to the Skills for Jobs White Paper

Responding to the launch today of the Skills for Jobs White Paper, Dr Peter O’Brien, Executive Director of YU, said:

“Education, training and skills are vital to the prosperity of regions like Yorkshire. The commitment by the government to invest more resources in technical education, and introduce new mechanisms for individuals to participate in lifelong learning, is important, especially as the nature of employment and the economy undergoes continued change.”

Climate + culture + collaboration: a reflection

Monika Antal, Executive Manager

One of the last non-virtual gatherings (remember those?) I attended this year was the Climate + Culture + Collaboration event organised by Culture Forum North on the 27th of February. At the time of registering to it, I remember thinking it will be a treat to participate in something that combines professional and personal interests on the same date as my birthday, so I was really looking forward to it.

Yorkshire Universities response to the Spending Review

Commenting on the Government’s Spending Review, published today, Executive Director of Yorkshire Universities, Dr Peter O’Brien, said:

“The scale and depth of the economic, social and environmental challenges facing the country as a result of COVID-19 are stark – laid out by the analysis produced by the Office for Budget Responsibility. The evidence suggests that those regions and local areas defined as ‘left behind’, and where economies have not realised their full potential for some time, will be disproportionately impacted by the crisis.

Latest tweets

Nine select committees form ‘Committee on COP26‘, taking turns to lead sessions scrutinising preparations for #COP26.

On Thurs 11th we hear from @AlokSharma_RDG COP26 President Designate, led by @CommonsEAC with other committees' members participating.

🔍https://bit.ly/3sSNqnY

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SHY chair Mandy Ridyard says "Thankyou to @YorkshireUnis for helping to shape the stategy for @SpaceHubYorks at our roundtable today. Their insights were invaluable and show just how much #spaceinnovation there already is in Yorkshire"

#space #STEM #network

How can working with universities benefit your business?Join @YorkshireUnis for an online event exploring opportunities for business & universities to work together, as part of this year's West Yorkshire Innovation Festival.
📅 Tuesday 16th March 2pm - 4:30pm
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We join @YorkshireUnis as part of this year's #WYIF2021 to showcase & explore how strengthened relationships between universities & business can bolster innovation.

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