The Government recognises the importance of a highly skilled workforce and that is why despite the tough economic climate we are continuing to invest in improving skills and knowledge.
More people than ever before will benefit from higher education in 2012.Our reforms put university funding on to a sustainable footing. We estimate that the cash going to universities could rise to £11 billion by 2014-15, which is an increase of 10%.
It's important that employers and the higher education sector work together to identify the skills graduates need for the future and work together to address these.
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