We need an ambitious Queen's Speech to deliver the high-quality education students deserve

10 May 2022

Ahead of the State Opening of Parliament today (10 May 2022), Russell Group Chief Executive Dr Tim Bradshaw has written for House Magazine setting out how the Government can use the Queen’s Speech to take the first steps to ensure the universities delivering the highly skilled workers our economy needs can operate on a more sustainable financial footing.

Yes, there are challenges in balancing the books and universities will always work to find efficiencies and look for new income streams. But this is a two-way street. Government has the opportunity this week to begin to develop new funding arrangements, to safeguard our links between international collaborators – both in Europe and beyond – and to ensure the quality of teaching and support for students continues.

— Dr Tim Bradshaw, Chief Executive of the Russell Group

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