Features Archive

There are 180 features which were originally written over a year ago -- many of which were taken from the NPC's newsletter, and incorporated onto earlier versions of this web site. Please note that the articles below are presented verbatim from their latest version before archival, and as such may contain broken links or no-longer-functional email addresses.

What Works to Involve Postgrads?
by Hamish Stewart
14 August 2008
National Postgraduate Committee OGM, 31st May, University of London Union
by Duncan Connors
14 May 2008
NPC Annual Conference 2008, Open University Milton Keynes, 14th - 16th August 2008
by Duncan Connors
03 March 2008
Glasgow OGM 16th - 17th February 2008 - Schedule
by Duncan Connors
09 February 2008
Israel: Time to boycott?
by Duncan Connors
02 December 2007
New pn
by Duncan Connors
08 November 2007
Academicfreedom - A Critique
by Duncan Connors
15 October 2007
NPC and the academic boycott
by Simon Felton
14 August 2007
NPC Annual Conference 2007 PRESS RELEASE
by Simon Felton
14 August 2007
Conference 2007 Bookings
by Simon Felton
30 July 2007
Could you enhance the postgraduate experience
by Simon Felton
05 July 2007
NPC Annual Conference 2007
by Simon Felton
04 July 2007
BUGS OGM Guide
by Simon Felton
11 June 2007
NPC response to UCU boycott Vote
by Simon Felton
31 May 2007
Postgraduate Council Tax
by Simon Felton
23 March 2007
January 2007 OGM Guide
by Simon Felton
25 January 2007
Have You Ever Been Bullied as a Student?
by Simon Felton
18 January 2007
NPC Online Petition for student loans for postgraduates.
by Simon Felton
12 January 2007
Postgraduate Employment Charter Launched
by Simon Felton
08 December 2006
NPC OGM Guide
by Simon Felton
10 November 2006
OGM Officer Reports
by Simon Felton
07 November 2006
OGM Agenda 11/12 November 2006
by Simon Felton
06 November 2006
NPC meets Minister for HE
by Simon Felton
23 October 2006
Affiliation forms available online
by Simon Felton
02 September 2006
Affiliation Forms available online
by Simon Felton
18 August 2006
Debt Deters Postgraduates - NPC Market Failure Report Available
by Simon Felton
17 August 2006
New forum forum.npc.org.uk
by Tim Roll-Pickering
04 August 2006
Conference Guide 2006
by Simon Felton
02 August 2006
AGM Motions
by Simon Felton
31 July 2006
17th Annual Conference Directions and Location
by Simon Felton
31 July 2006
Notice of AGM
by Simon Felton
20 July 2006
10 June 2006 OGM Papers
by Simon Felton
04 June 2006
AUT-NATFHE Strike Letter
by Simon Felton
10 April 2006
National Postgraduate Survey
by Simon Felton
31 March 2006
NPC-Prospects Survey
by Simon Felton
17 March 2006
PRESS RELEASE - Lancaster to excel in Postgraduate Representation, says NPC
by Simon Felton
15 March 2006
PRESS RELEASE: Department Closure is Short Sighted, says NPC
by Simon Felton
14 March 2006
Student Activities for Postgraduates Survey
by Simon Felton
13 February 2006
Coalition 2010 - Unanimous NPC support
by Simon Felton
06 February 2006
NPC February OGM Agenda
by Simon Felton
03 February 2006
Database of Practice Launched
by Simon Felton
13 January 2006
We're glad to be postgrads - THES/NPC Survey Results
by Simon Felton
09 January 2006
Campaigns Section Launched
by Simon Felton
09 January 2006
pn 5.1 now available
by Simon Felton
09 January 2006
New Publication Released: Guidelines on including postgraduates in the institutional audit process
by Tim Brown
05 August 2005
New Page on Postgraduate Careers and Courses
by Tim Brown
28 July 2005
Questionnaire on Research Postgraduate Expectations and Perceptions
by Jim Ewing
27 July 2005
Press Release: Israeli Academic will address NPC conference to speak on academic freedom
by Jim Ewing
25 July 2005
Press Release: NPC Conference 11-14th August, Strathclyde University Union, Glasgow
by Jim Ewing
15 July 2005
New Publication Released on Personal Development Planning for Postgraduate Research Students
by Tim Brown
16 May 2005
Election: Postgraduate Issues
by John Grainger
03 May 2005
Keep Wednesday Afternoons Free Campaign Launched
by Tim Brown
06 April 2005
NPC Says: Don't take Academia Hostage
by Jim Ewing
06 April 2005
NPC says keep PhD students as students for now
by Tim Brown
17 March 2005
ESRC Launches New Website For Social Sciences
by John Grainger
17 February 2005
Two recent publications on postgraduates
by Tim Brown
17 February 2005
2004/05 Annual Report now available
by Tim Brown
12 February 2005
Frauds Online - How to Spot Bogus University Websites
by Jim Ewing
13 January 2005
pn 4.1 now available
by John Grainger
13 January 2005
Research and teaching, government changes direction NPC is pleased to hear
by Tim Brown
11 December 2004
PhD Students or Employees, which way should the UK go?
by Tim Brown
22 November 2004
Second Edition Resource Folder Released
by Tim Brown
10 November 2004
Times Higher has the first overview of postgraduate education
by Jim Ewing
03 November 2004
New Code of Practice for Research Degrees Released
by Tim Brown
28 October 2004
New Publication Released on PDP for Research Students
by Tim Brown
26 October 2004
General Secretary handover near completion
by Tim Brown
25 October 2004
Conference 2004 Training Session
by Tim Brown
20 September 2004
Conference 2004 Report - PG: Suitable for All?
by Tim Brown
25 August 2004
New General Secretary elected for 2004/05
by Tim Brown
20 August 2004
Three years ago...
by Michael Fennell, Institute of Education
19 July 2004
NPC says its piece on teaching standards
by Tim Brown
17 July 2004
NPC Scotland says no to the SHEFC and SFEFC Merger
by Tim Brown
15 July 2004
Are you or likely to be a writing up student? We need your input!
by Jim Ewing
15 July 2004
Late PhD submissions - why discipline the student?
by Tim Brown
08 July 2004
NPC Responds to Northern Ireland's Higher Education Strategy
by Tim Brown
30 June 2004
All is revealed - the new draft code of practice for research degrees
by Tim Brown
21 June 2004
pn 3.3 now available
by Tim Brown
21 June 2004
New Wales and Cymru Websites
by Tim Brown
28 May 2004
Meeting with NPC and Alan Johnson MP, Minister for Lifelong Learning, Further an Higher Education
by Tim Brown
25 May 2004
NPC and UKGRAD Survey - Preliminary Results
by Tim Brown
25 May 2004
NPC Responds to the RAE Panels Consultation
by Tim Brown
19 May 2004
The Future Repayment of Career Development Loans in Parallel with Student Loans
by Tim Brown
05 May 2004
New EU postgraduates should be treated as EU citizens says NPC
by Tim Brown
01 May 2004
Postgraduates and Mature Students - A Correlation?
by Tim Brown
01 May 2004
More news for postgraduates comes from the House of Lords
by Tim Brown
30 April 2004
NPC Responds to Gordon Brown's 10 Year Science and Innovation Plan
by Tim Brown
30 April 2004
Online Survey for Postgraduate Research Students Released
by Tim Brown
27 April 2004
NPC is Infuriated at Institutions keeping the Visitor
by Tim Brown
26 April 2004
A comparison of research concentration and postgraduates in England's Universities
by Tim Brown
09 April 2004
The Student Within - Experiences of a conference on research and teaching
by Michael Fennell, Institute of Education
01 April 2004
NPC extends its work on student complaints to Scotland
by Tim Brown
01 April 2004
Intellectual Property Rights
by Kathy Davies, University of Wolverhampton
13 March 2004
NPC says no to the higher education bill unless amended - A difficult compromise for postgraduates
by Tim Brown
12 March 2004
NPC Releases Publication on the remit of a Postgraduate Sabbatical
by Tim Brown
13 February 2004
pn 3.2 now available
by Tim Brown
13 February 2004
NPC´s Response to the Higher Education Bill
by Tim Brown
22 January 2004
NPC Releases new Publication on Student Complaints
by Tim Brown
13 January 2004
General Secretary Visits Sweden
by Tim Brown
05 January 2004
NPC Re-iterates its opposition to teaching only Universities
by Tim Brown
15 December 2003
pn 3.1 Now Available
by Tim Brown
18 November 2003
NPC Re-iterates its opposition to the Visitor
by Tim Brown
07 November 2003
NPC Responds to Consultation on Knowledge Exchanges and Research Funding Methods
by Tim Brown
07 November 2003
NPC Releases Guidelines on Postgraduate Provisions
by Tim Brown
24 October 2003
NPC Says NO to visa extension charges
by Tim Brown
09 October 2003
NPC Scotland responds to the Scottish enquiry on the impact tuition fees in Scotland
by Tim Brown
09 October 2003
NPC Scotland releases Employed Postgraduates Charter
by Tim Brown
02 October 2003
NPC Responds to the funding councils resesarch consultations
by Tim Brown
25 September 2003
Report of NPC's 2003 Annual Conference, University College Worcester
by Tim Brown
15 September 2003
NPC/NUS/AUT Students´ Union Survey - Summary of Results
by Tim Brown
29 August 2003
pn 2.4 now available - Special conference edition
by Tim Brown
11 August 2003
NPC Responds to the ESRC's Review of Allocating Funds
by Tim Brown
20 June 2003
pn 2.3 now available
by Tim Brown
03 June 2003
NPC Responds to Strategy Plan Consultations
by Tim Brown
30 May 2003
New NPC Publication "Providing for the Postgraduate Market"
by Tim Brown
29 May 2003
NPC Meets Margaret Hodge
by Tim Brown
23 May 2003
NPC's Final Response to the White Paper
by Tim Brown
29 April 2003
NATFHE/NUS/NPC Releases Employment Charter for Postgraduates who Teach
by Tim Brown
15 April 2003
NPC Responds to the Bologna Declaration
by Tim Brown
04 April 2003
Summary of training session, 15/3/03, University of Bristol Union
by Tim Brown
07 March 2003
NPC's response to the ILTHE consultation on continuing professional development
by Tim Brown
04 March 2003
NPC´s Response to the Higher Education White Paper
by Tim Brown
25 February 2003
pn 2.2 Now Available
by Tim Brown
11 February 2003
Worcester - A scenic conference location in the heart of the UK
by Sue Barnes
10 February 2003
NPC OGM at the University of Bristol
by Paul Williams
03 February 2003
Postgraduate Funding Survey Available
by Tim Brown
13 January 2003
NPC's Response to GATS
by Tim Brown
03 January 2003
Responses sent by NPC for November 2002
by Tim Brown
30 November 2002
Journal of Graduate Education, volume 3 issue 2 now released
by Tim Brown
28 November 2002
York: The Future of Postgraduate Provision in the UK?
by Josephine Fraser, York Graduate Students Association
19 November 2002
Exclusive Postgraduate Facilities: Is this an emerging trend?
by Tim Brown
11 November 2002
NUS Wales Lobby National Assembly for Wales
by David Manning
05 November 2002
Report on NPC Wales Meeting, 1 November 2002
by David Manning
05 November 2002
UK pn v2.1 now available
by Tim Brown
24 October 2002
PN Wales Issue 2 Released
by David Manning
23 October 2002
The Thirteenth NPC Conference
by Paul Williams
17 September 2002
NPC achieves charitable status
by James Groves
13 September 2002
Key findings of the NPC National Survey of Postgraduate Funding and Priorities
by James Groves
27 August 2002
NPC Wales petitions the National Assembly for Wales
by David Manning
25 July 2002
Report on NPC Wales´s Second Meeting
by David Manning
19 May 2002
pn 1.2 is out
by Chris Neville-Smith
16 May 2002
NPC Wales writes to the Assembly Minister about Rees
by David Manning
15 May 2002
NPC Funding Charter
by Chris Neville-Smith
03 May 2002
NPC Wales plans to petition on Assembly Learning Grants
by David Manning
26 April 2002
Institution Survey on Postgraduate Facilities
by Tim Brown
15 April 2002
Report on NPC Wales' first meeting
by James Groves
19 March 2002
Initial results of research into postgraduate facilities
by Tim Brown
27 February 2002
Postgraduate Online Survey
by Tim Brown
06 February 2002
NPC relaunches newletter
by Chris Neville-Smith
06 February 2002
Martin Harris appointed Honorary President of the NPC
by James Groves
04 December 2001
NPC builds links with Northern Irish student bodies
by James Groves
06 November 2001
NUS Commission on Democracy (this page is restricted to NPC affiliates and subscribers)
by Chris Neville-Smith
25 October 2001
The NPC's New Web Site
by Andrew Green
23 October 2001
New Academic Sub-Committee for the NPC
by Rachel Hall
01 June 1999
Equal Opportunities - An Issue or Not?
by Bushrah Naseem
01 June 1999
Why postgraduates can't get tube and bus discounts in the Capital
by Lucy Reed
28 February 1999
The Future Wellbeing of Postgraduate Communities
by Martin Gough
31 January 1999
PiNet Gathers Momentum
by Jeremy Hoad
31 January 1999
Mission: Impossible
by Nick Bibby
31 January 1999
Beyond Assumptions
by Martin Egan
01 October 1998
"Goodwill" Hunting
by Richard Race
01 May 1998
The Teaching and Higher Education Bill
by Martin Gough
01 May 1998
Postgrads and the DSS
by Martin Gough
01 May 1998
Complaints and Codes of Practice
by Don Staniford
01 May 1998
A Small Question of Pay
by Gareth Leyshon
31 January 1998
The Big Brother Cashcard?
by Margaret Reed
31 January 1998
Don't Forget Your Passport: Reflections on an International Conference
by Richard Race
31 January 1998
Postgraduate Starting Dates and Induction
by Jon Wilson
31 January 1998
Equity and Postgraduate Funding
by Ruth Chandler
31 January 1998
Save Our Wardens!
by Richard Race
01 October 1997
Seeing it Through
by Ruth Chandler
01 October 1997
Postgraduate Typology and Awards
by Robin Jackson
01 July 1997
New Tax Relief on Vocational Courses
by Margaret Reed
01 May 1997
An Obituary to Baroness Seear
by John Gray
01 May 1997
Don't be Afraid of the ESRC
by Claire Donovan
01 May 1997
The London Consortium: A Virtual Institution
by Lucy Reed
01 May 1997
NPC Endorses HEQC Research Guidelines
by Chris Haslam
28 February 1997
Getting the Most Out of Your Tutor
by David Pye
31 December 1996
Let's Talk Research: The Stirling Way!
by Fiona Chrystall
31 December 1996
The NPC Supports the Continuation of ORSAS
by Reza Shamey
31 December 1996
Concern over new private loans scheme
by John Gray
31 December 1996