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star this property date less than 2019-04-29more like thismore than 2019-04-29
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Department for Education more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Universities: Finance more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will ensure that universities continue to be sustainably funded to enable them to expand the partnerships they have with local business and employers as set out in the recent HE business and community interaction survey by the Higher Education Statistics Agency. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Enfield, Southgate more like this
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Bambos Charalambous remove filter
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
star this property answer text <p>Business-university collaboration is increasingly important, both in the development of work-ready, highly skilled graduates, and in contributing to local and regional economic growth.</p><p> </p><p>My right hon. Friend, the Prime Minister announced a major review of post-18 education and funding that will ensure we have a joined up education system that is accessible to all and encourages the development of the funding and skills we need as a country. The independent panel will report shortly. The government will consider their recommendations, but we remain committed to ensuring that universities are funded on a sustainable basis.</p><p> </p><p>The government is committed to ensuring that funding is available to support sustainable collaboration between universities and businesses in local areas and is supporting this work in a number of ways:</p><p> </p><ul><li><p>The Office for Students (OfS), through its Industrial Strategy and Skills Challenge Competition is funding providers (including in collaboration with employers) to develop and implement projects to improve outcomes for graduates who seek employment in their home region. Details of which can be found at: <a href="https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/publications/ofs-challenge-competition-industrial-strategy-and-skills-support-for-local-students-and-graduates/" target="_blank">https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/publications/ofs-challenge-competition-industrial-strategy-and-skills-support-for-local-students-and-graduates/</a>.</p></li></ul><p> </p><ul><li><p>Similarly, the UK Research and Innovation 'Strength in Places Fund' is a competitive fund for collaborative bids between research institutions and businesses to support significant regional growth through research and innovation. Details can be found at: <a href="https://www.ukri.org/funding/funding-opportunities/strength-in-places-fund/" target="_blank">https://www.ukri.org/funding/funding-opportunities/strength-in-places-fund/</a>.</p></li></ul><p> </p><ul><li><p>The OfS is providing £20 million for the Institute of Coding which will target a skills gap in digital skills and involves collaboration between education providers and industry. This includes working together to create core content and introducing flexible ways to learn.</p></li></ul><p> </p><ul><li><p>The government also part funds the National Centre for Universities and Business which promotes, develops and supports university and business collaboration across the UK.</p></li></ul>
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 248752 remove filter
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less than 2019-05-08T16:14:41.66Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-08T16:14:41.66Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bambos Charalambous more like this