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Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

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Recent publications

Recent publications can be found on the Government publications site.

The Library's online and paper collections

The University maintains substantial holdings of British government publications, in print and online. When researching particular historical events rather than very current affairs this can be very useful More information.

Departments with responsibility for Universities since 1964

Oversight for Universities was transferred from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills to the Department for Education in 2016.

The timeline below charts responsibility for Universities since they were first assigned to a government department in 1964.

1964-1992 Department of Education and Science

1992-1995 Department for Education

1995-2001 Department for Education and Employment

2001-2007 Department for Education and Skills

2007-2009 Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills

2009-2016 Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

2016- Department for Education

Other significant organisations