Universities UK is the collective voice of 140 universities in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

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 News

Admissions reform must not leave students marooned without proper careers support

13 May 2021
UUK has published its response to the UK government's consultation on Post-Qualifications Admissions.

UUK response to the Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill

12 May 2021
UUK has responded to the government's free speech measures.

 Blog

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What progress have we made since the launch of #ClosingTheGap?

11 May 2021
Two years after the publication of the #ClosingTheGap report, Amatey Doku looks at progress that has been made to close UK universities’ ethnicity degree awarding gaps and what more must be done.

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We are together: students supporting the national effort against Covid-19

12 March 2021
Over the past year, staff and students at UK universities have played a vital role in fighting Covid-19 through research and supporting their local communities. Here, three students from across the UK share their stories.

 Events

Political affairs in higher education forum 2021

19 May - 20 May 2021, 09:30 - 16:30

Employability and skills conference 2021

16 Jun - 17 Jun 2021, 09:30 - 16:30

Our work

We help to maintain the world-leading strength of the UK university sector.


Pensions

We represent higher education employers in discussions on the future of the USS. We are working to make the scheme sustainable while offering the very best pensions that can be afforded.

Immigration

We want to see an immigration system that helps UK universities to attract international students and highly skilled staff from around the world.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

We support and promote life-changing opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds at every university.

Brexit and UK universities

We are working with our members, the university sector and government on the implications for universities and students of the UK's vote to leave the EU.

Reports

We regularly publish reports and briefings​ on a wide range of policy topics and issues affecting universities.