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University funding announcement: Bristol's response

3 November 2010

The Vice-Chancellor issued the following statement in response to the Government’s announcement today regarding university funding

In view of the scale of cuts to the public funding of Higher Education, this is welcome news. The added value that Higher Education brings to the country and to the individual is well recognised. We have a world-class Higher Education system and this package of proposals represents a significant step to ensuring its long-term sustainability as well as building on the fair and progressive elements of the current system.