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Policy: Issue 1. October 2018

We would like to open a dialogue on the development of a languages policy for the UK in subsequent issues of the newsletter. Below is the start of a list of useful resources, ongoing projects, publications pertaining to this topic to start the discussion. What are your thoughts? AHRC funded OWRI projects: MEITS Languages Society […]

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Research: Issue 1, Autumn 2018

“It is fair to say that at this stage clarity around the overall funding of this planned move has yet to be achieved.” On 11 September at the British Academy there was a well-attended symposium on the state of play in the world of academic open-access publishing, with presentations from academics, including Dr Caroline Warman, […]

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Education: Issue 1, Autumn 2018

“It must be recognised that, far from sporting a lack of interest in languages, society and education at large are witnessing a shift” The end of the summer allows us time for some stocktaking in our sector. JCQ data have revealed that languages have been fairly stable in the last A-Level and GCSE results cycle […]

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UCAS releases UG applications data for June deadline

12 July 2018: UCAS has released the latest applications data at the closing of the 30 June deadline. The trend in our sector mirrors the national trends for all UG applications with decreases on last year’s figures. However, a growth in applications is coming from EU (excluding UK) and non-EU students both nationally and for […]

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UCAS April HE application data released

April 2018: UCAS releases application data for HE at the March deadline. Some encouraging results can be seen for our groups for EU and non-EU applications for both Men and Women despite an overall decrease on last year’s figures. Our digest: UCAS Applications data April2018

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UCAS releases HE applications data at the January deadline

The applications rate for HE placements across all subjects has fallen nationally by -3%, with our Q, R, and T groups experiencing a fall between -3% and -11%. For further details, see our digest here

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UCAS releases HE applications data at the January deadline

The applications rate for HE placements across all subjects has fallen nationally by -3%, with our Q, R, and T groups experiencing a fall between -3% and -11%. For further details, see our digest under Activities>Education>HE languages.

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