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new universities

the universities created in England and Wales by the redesignation of the POLYTECHNICS in 1991, and in Scotland by the redesignation of non-university ‘central institutions’. See also BINARY SYSTEM (OF HIGHER EDUCATION).
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Staff at post-1992 universities - like Northumbria and Sunderland - are members of a different pension scheme.
But it said that while Prof Lydon's emoluments had gone up sharply, "they were still below the UK average" and "significantly below those for the vice-chancellors of many other comparator large post-1992 universities".
The research in 'Pathways to success in engineering degrees and careers' also shows that students who study engineering at post-1992 universities (former polytechnics) are just as likely to get professional engineering jobs as those from Russell Group and other pre-1992 universities.
Only 10 post-1992 universities were in the top 40, up from six in 2010.
It is understood that none of the universities are leading Russell Group institutions, and the majority are post-1992 universities. Warwick University has said it plans to charge the full pounds 9,000 a year and Coventry plans to charge a similar amount for some courses although others are cheaper.
This conceptual resource is used to interpret empirical materials drawn from discussions with nearly 40 senior post-holders in two pre-1992 and two post-1992 universities. In the analysis of this material, we argue for the relevance and value of foregrounding the way that management knowledge is at work in processes of change that are underway.
Amongst the new or post-1992 universities, Cardiff Metropolitan University was noted as making great strides in performance, delivering the largest overall rise from 103rd to 41st in the research excellence rankings.
The University of Sunderland, a member of million+, which supports the work of Post-1992 universities, has been highlighted in the report as an example of best practice, with positive measures to enhance student and graduate employability, work experience and in helping small businesses to utilise the talents of students and graduates.
"We have exciting and dynamic aspirations for our future, and firmly believe that in the next five years, Cardiff Metropolitan University will be in the top 10 post-1992 universities in the UK.
Coventry is also in the top ten of the post-1992 universities in England.
Teesside University was behind Robert Gordon in Aberdeen for post-1992 universities in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2010.