Briefing: Making the university ‘anchor institution’ a reality: Towards more purposeful local government – university relations

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
April 28, 2015
David Marlow LGiU associate
Issues Covered
  • economic growth
  • LEPs
  • regeneration
  • universities
Children's services and education, Economy and Regeneration, Housing and Planning, Public Service Reform and Corporate Performance
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This period presents an important opportunity for local authorities to deepen and broaden their relationships with local universities. There are significant benefits to be realised from a strong, purposeful, strategic approach – for LAs, universities, and for the areas and communities they both serve.

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