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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).
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority are set to agree funding worth £6.5million to accelerate the establishment of a University of Peterborough.