The Centre for Global Higher Education (CGHE) is the largest research centre in the world specifically focused on higher education and its future development. 


Our research integrates local, national and global perspectives and aims to inform and improve higher education policy and practice.

HE White Paper: still more inequality, says Peter Scott

Professor Peter Scott analyses the higher education White Paper ‘Higher Education: Success as a Knowledge Economy’ in a blog piece entitled ‘HE White Paper: still more inequality’. Read the full article

Upcoming seminars

Please note that the seminar by Alexi Marmot scheduled for 26 May has been postponed until 3 November due to the strike action. 

CGHE seminar 16 – Understanding the problems with mortgage-type student loans; the econometrics of repayment burden calculations
Bruce Chapman (Australian National University)
2 June, 12.30-2pm

CGHE seminar 17 – Tracer study of African alumni of international universities: career choices, return and social contributions
Robin Marsh (University of California, Berkeley)
9 June, 12.30-2pm

CGHE seminar 18 – Governance challenges across sectors and globally, and their relevance to higher education
Aniko Horvarth (UCL Institute of Education)
16 June, 12.30-2pm

CGHE seminar 19 – Higher education in colleges: why isn’t there more of it? 
Leesa Wheelahan (University of Toronto)
23 June, 12.30-2pm

CGHE seminar 20 – Higher education and the media (details TBC)
30 June, 10am-2pm

CGHE seminar 21 – Technology enhanced learning and higher education (title TBC)
Michael Flavin (King’s College London)
7 July, 12.30-2pm

CGHE seminar 22 – Higher education and employability (title TBC)
Tristan McCowan (UCL Institute of Education) with Graeme Wise (University Alliance) as respondent
14 July, 12.30-2pm

CGHE seminar 23 – Mergers in higher education: implications for efficiency
Jill Johnes (University of Huddersfield)
1 September, 12.30-2pm

CGHE seminar 24 – Representing the international student: the ethical implications of UK policy rationales
Sylvie Lomer (University of Northampton)
8 September, 12.30-2pm

CGHE seminar 25 (TBC)
15 September, 12.30-2pm

CGHE seminar 26 (title TBC)
Stéphan Vincent-Lancrin (OECD)
22 September, 12.30-2pm

CGHE seminar 27 – Costs, efficiency and economies of scale and scope in the English HE sector
Geraint Johnes (Lancaster University)
29 September, 12.30-2pm

CGHE seminar – Growth of the global higher education estate: challenges ahead
Alexi Marmot (UCL Institute of Education)
3 November, 12.30-2pm

CGHE seminar – How English domiciled graduate earnings vary with gender, institution attended, subject and socio-economic background
Anna Vignoles (University of Cambridge)
10 November, 12.30-2pm