Vice-Chancellor's Office

Please see below articles the Vice-Chancellor has written for public media:


'Bigger issues than Brexit are on the Horizon' LinkedIn 23 May 2019

'The Augar review should beware of pandering to political whim' Times Higher 14 March 2019

'University – the best times of our lives?' HEPI 7 March 2019

'Judge us on our ability to transform lives, not prior attainment' Wonkhe 29 November 2018

"The 'unbundling' of the university experience- a shot across the bows" HEPI 12 November 2018

"Universities are central to societies' future success - but only if we learn some lessons" Distinguished Oration, Edith Cowan University 4 Oct 2018(Watch: Youtube video)

'Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater' UoP News 20 July 2018

 '"Added Value" an interview with Research Fortnight" 7 May 2018

'Justine Greening’s Proposals Are Not Radical Enough - Past Generations Of Graduates Should Contribute Too' Huffington Post April 2018

''T Levels' Risk Creating A New Binary Divide At 16' Huffington Post February 2018 

'Precision engineering: how should the KEF be designed?' The Times Higher January 2018

'A Levels May Not Be Barbaric But They Are Extremely Wasteful' Huffington Post December 2017

‘Reviewing Higher Education Funding Must Not Entrench The So-Called 'Elite’ Huffington Post. Nov 17

‘Give The New Higher Education Act A Chance Before Tearing Into Universities Huffington Post. Sept 17

‘Universities - Defending The Defensible’ Huffington Post. Sept 17

‘Let's use the Tef to bring lofty universities back down to earth’ The Guardian. July 17

‘Teaching Excellence Framework Results: It Is Time To Stand Up For Quality Teaching - Every University Should Be Going For Gold’ Huffington Post. June 17

‘Change the record’ Research Professional Feb 17 (no link)

‘Can British universities make the most of May’s new industrial strategy?’ The Conversation. Jan 17

‘Don’t let the Home Office stand in the way of good policy’ Higher Education Policy Institute. Jan 17

‘Universities should seek more creative relationships with schools’ Wonkhe. Nov 16

‘More bureaucracy please?’ Higher Education Policy Institute. June 16