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Additional recurrent and capital funding for 2020‑21 and monitoring of medical and dental intake targets: Consultation and invitation to bid for capital

The Department for Education has made available up to £10 million in additional recurrent teaching grant, and up to £10 million in additional capital funding for the Office for Students to distribute to support increased student numbers in 2020‑21.

We have set out proposals in the document below for how we distribute these funds to providers and would like to hear your views. This document also invites providers to bid for the additional capital funding.

Deadline for consultation responses: 9 November 2020

Deadline to bid: 30 November 2020

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Kickstart for Sustainability in Tertiary Education Change Agents UK and SOS-UK, supported by the EAUC, offer a supported Kickstart scheme designed for colleges and universities. Deadline 15 October

The Scheme will cover 100% of the National Minimum Wage for 25 hours a week, plus employer National Insurance contributions and employer minimum automatic enrolment contributions.

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Funding competition: Using innovation and intersectional approaches to target mental health support for students

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Guild HE response to The Comprehensive Spending Review September 2020

Specialist and smaller universities, colleges and other higher education providers are agile, entrepreneurial and well positioned to support the recovery and growth of all parts of the UK. They are firmly rooted in the professions and businesses they serve and actively nurture their social and cultural communities. GuildHE institutions have been a critical part of the country’s effort against COVID-19 and have a great deal to offer in helping the economy to recover.

To read the full response click here