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Universities Minister Michelle Donelan

New £30 million university for Peterborough is officially launched by Universities Minister

14 July 2020

Minister of State for Universities Michelle Donelan has today (14 July) announced Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) as the official higher education partner for a new employment-focused university in Peterborough, an initiative by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CPCA) in collaboration with Peterborough City Council (PCC).

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Mayor's Blog: The Urban Spaceman

10 July 2020

After months being cooped up and locked down, it was wonderful to be walking through the fresh air of Cambridge market this week, meeting traders, city ambassadors, and shoppers face-to-face – well, space-to-space –  to ask how they’re doing, what they want, and what we can all do to help them.

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Green light for Soham station

29 June 2020

Proposals to build a new station for Soham were confirmed by East Cambridgeshire District Council on Friday 26 June 2020, giving the go-ahead for the new station to be built.

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Mayor launches plans for University of Peterborough to the public for the first time

5 February 2020

Plans for the University of Peterborough have been unveiled to the public for the first time by Mayor James Palmer and Councillor John Holdich, Leader of Peterborough City Council, at an event at Peterborough Cathedral.

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Building Plans for new University of Peterborough unveiled for the first time

14 January 2020

Detailed proposals for a new University of Peterborough will be revealed to the public for the first time at a three day showcase event in February. The University of Peterborough plans, including building designs, floor plans and an artist's impression of the future University campus, will be on display at Peterborough...

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Hunt for higher education partner to support development of new ‘trailblazer’ University of Peterborough

20 August 2019

The search has started to find the best higher education partner to develop the new curriculum and deliver learning at the new University of Peterborough.

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Mayor James Palmer welcomes bids to Government to dual A10 and build key Peterborough junction

19 August 2019

Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough James Palmer has welcomed news that the Combined Authority’s bids to dual the A10 between Cambridge and Ely and to build a new road junction to facilitate the new University of Peterborough, have been submitted to Government.

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World-leading consultants appointed in key step forward for University of Peterborough's delivery

26 July 2019

A big step forward for a new university for Peterborough has been taken with the appointment of a world-leading project management consultancy to support the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority in its delivery.Globally-renowned consultants Mace have been selected to deliver on the Combined Authority's Action Plan for the new university.

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Local businesses have their say on skills curriculum for new university for Peterborough

17 July 2019

Almost 80 businesses operating in Peterborough have given feedback in a survey asking what kinds of courses and skills they would like to see delivered at the new University of Peterborough.

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Business to be surveyed on what courses they want to see at new University of Peterborough

3 May 2019

Employers in and around Peterborough are being surveyed on what sorts of courses and skills they want to see as part of ongoing plans to develop the University of Peterborough.Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough James Palmer has written to ten of the biggest businesses in the city, asking for their feedback, while a further 150-200 firms will also be invited to complete the survey.Mayor Palmer said to survey reflects that this will be a different kind of university, which is rooted to the needs of the local economy, and that engagement with employers in this way will be running thread in its development.The vision for the University is to be a trailblazer for other higher education institutions by embedding advanced technical learning within the curriculum.

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