HEFCW – making sure that Universities are financially secure and delivering an excellent student experience

January 31, 2018

HEFCW is the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales and works with Universities like USW to ensure that they are financially secure and working to deliver an excellent experience for their students

HEFCW works with universities and FE colleges in many different ways including:

  • Coordinating the NSS Survey in Wales
  • Ensuring that graduates in Wales have the skills they need for the workplace
  • Encouraging increased flexible learning options, including part-time provision, work-based and distance learning
  • Working to achieve meaningful partnerships between students, educators and student unions
  • Consulting with students in key areas such as developing fee and access plans
  • Ensuring that the voice of Wales, including Welsh students, is represented at all levels of decision-making
  • Protecting the student interest so all students have the opportunity to succeed
  • Providing more opportunities for studying through the medium of Welsh

If you would like to find out more about HEFCW and what they are currently doing for students in HE, including their plans for the future, please visit their website.

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