UCU Scotland is calling on the Scottish government to bring in stronger rules to improve universities' governance. Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary of a code of governance coming into effect and the deadline universities were given to implement the changes the code required of them.
Commenting on a new report looking at widening participation in higher education released today, UCU said there was much more to do if colleges and universities are serious about changing the social make-up of their campuses.
• UCU pleased other voices are now coming out against unchecked expansion of for-profit colleges • Report says UK is scared to properly regulate private and for-profit sectors in case they take their ball home
National bursary scheme would simplify 'labyrinth' poorest students currently have to navigate • Further education colleges put universities to shame as they spend 50% more on outreach work than universities