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An evaluation of the OfS Challenge Competition - Industrial strategy and skills: support for local students and graduates

This independent report from CRAC evaluates the OfS Challenge Competition 'Industrial strategy and skills – support for local students and graduates'. The competition aimed to support universities and partnerships to deliver innovative projects targeted at supporting local graduates and students, and through doing so improve both graduate outcomes and local prosperity.

Funding was awarded to 16 projects, which ran from 2019 to 2022, based across different English regions. A total of £5.6 million of funding was made available by the OfS, with a further £4.9 million of in-kind support.

18 September 2023
Published 18 September 2023

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