Policy paper

Higher education: success as a knowledge economy - white paper

A white paper setting out the government's plans to reform the higher education and research system.


Success as a knowledge economy: teaching excellence, social mobility and student choice (print-ready version)

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This white paper sets out a range of reforms to the higher education and research system. In some cases these plans are subject to Parliament.

This white paper builds on the proposals consulted on in the earlier green paper.

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Published 16 May 2016
Last updated 16 May 2016 + show all updates
  1. Updated web version with a tagged and accessible PDF.

  2. First published.