Archive for Richard Barnett

Vice-Chancellor Welcomes Peaceful St Patrick’s Day

Posted in Governance and administration, Legal issues with tags , , , on 18 March 2011 by Steve

“… Professor Richard Barnett paid tribute to the efforts of around 80 volunteers from the University of Ulster, QUB and Belfast Metropolitan College yesterday alongside community and political representatives, the PSNI and Belfast City Council to minimise anti-social behaviour on St Patrick’s Day …” (more)

[University Of Ulster, 18 March]

Executive pressed over student fees

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , , , on 17 March 2011 by Steve

“The Northern Ireland Executive has been pressed to make a swift decision on student fees …” (more)

[Independent, 16 March]

University chief’s plea to Assembly: Stop dithering on tuition fees

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , , , on 16 March 2011 by Steve

“The Chancellor of the University of Ulster has warned that the Assembly needs to make a decision on tuition fees quickly for the sake of local students seeking a place in third level education …” (more)

[Lesley-Anne Henry, Belfast Telegraph, 16 March]

Student Tuition Fees: Ulster Vice-Chancellor Statement

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , on 15 March 2011 by Steve

“University of Ulster Vice-Chancellor Professor Richard Barnett has responded to today’s consultation proposals on student tuition fees by DEL Minister Danny Kennedy …” (more)

[University of Ulster, 15 March]

Water charges could halt tuition fee rises, says university chief

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , , on 2 February 2011 by Steve

“The introduction of water charges in Northern Ireland could save students large tuition fee rises, the head of the University of Ulster said today …” (more)

[Belfast Telegraph, 2 January]

Expanding Higher Education

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , on 11 January 2011 by Steve

“Writing in today’s Belfast Telegraph, Ulster Vice-Chancellor Richard Barnett examines the challenges facing higher education in Northern Ireland, and calls on Government to lift the cap on undergraduate student numbers at the University’s Magee campus …” (more)

[University Of Ulster, 11 January]

Expansion of Magee campus ‘must be backed’

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 17 December 2010 by Steve

“Higher tuition fees in England mean it is critical that political leaders back the University of Ulster’s plans to expand the Magee campus, Vice-Chancellor Professor Richard Barnett has said …” (more)

[Brendan McDaid, Belfast Telegraph, 17 December]

What those who went to university for free say about tuition fee plans

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , , on 16 December 2010 by Steve

“This is a profoundly significant issue for the future of Northern Ireland and I applaud the Belfast Telegraph for recognising the gravity of the challenge …” (more)

[Richard Barnett, Belfast Telegraph, 16 December]

Executive Must Back Magee Growth – Ulster Vice-Chancellor

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 15 December 2010 by Steve

“The threat of higher tuition fees in English universities makes it imperative that Northern Ireland’s political leaders support the University of Ulster’s plans to expand the Magee campus, according to its Vice-Chancellor, Professor Richard Barnett …” (more)

[University of Ulster, 15 December]

Ulster VC Hits Out At ‘High Risk’ Higher Education Policy

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , on 13 December 2010 by Steve

“The Vice Chancellor of the University of Ulster, Professor Richard Barnett, has spoken of his fears for the future of disadvantaged young people if the tuition fee policy proposed for England is replicated in Northern Ireland …” (more)

[University of Ulster, 13 December]