Hefce pulls the plug on UK e-university

March 5, 2004

The funding council Hefce is holding “immediate talks” with the e-University – known as UKeU – on restructuring its activities and services. This could lead to the break-up of the venture launched in 2000 at the height of the dotcom boom by the then education secretary, David Blunkett, as a worldwide 21st century successor to the Open University.

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