“Alliance Minister Stephen Farry has delivered the first Higher Education Strategy for Northern Ireland. This strategy is critical to building a knowledge-based economy and attracting high-quality jobs for our graduates.
“Graduating to Success will shape the direction of higher education in Northern Ireland until 2020. It will align provision with economic opportunity and provide a quality learning experience for students based on professional teaching, increased employment propects and international opportunity.
“Any qualified individual should be able to access higher education that is right for them, irrespective of their social background. This strategy will allow individuals with the high-quality skills needed to gain employment and contribute to the economy.”