Diploma in Humanities and Social Science

Our response made suggestions refining some terms and definitions, and argued that specific subjects including geography could take a "coordinating role” within the implementation and teaching of topics

Erasmus+: UCML letter to Secretary of State for Education

The Society is signatory to the 15 Jan 2021 letter from the University Council of Modern Languages to the Minister for Education to express our concerns at the withdrawal of the UK from the Erasmus+ Programme.

Reformed GCSE and A Level Subject Content

Our response welcomes the revised content, and suggests some changes to wording. However, we encourage more emphasis on developing quantitative and geo-spatial data skills.

Review of the UK Social Science PhD

Our response to this ESRC consultation highlights issues with UK PhD delivery, including short length, lack of support, limited funding and limited opportunities for growth and progression. It also discusses the need to broaden routes into and out of PhDs beyond conventional academic pathways, and to improve diversity and inclusion.