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Pensions

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

Inclusion, equality and diversity

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.

Immigration

We want to see an immigration system that helps universities to attract international students and highly skilled staff to study and work in the UK.

Reports

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

Latest from Universiti​​es UK​​​​​

Blog

Taking a stand against hate crime

16 October 2018
Professor David Richardson, Vice-Chancellor of the University of East Anglia, talks about the challenge of tackling hate crime, and how universities can take a lead.

How universities can support mental health this World Mental Health Day

10 October 2018
This World Mental Health Day, Simon Blake, newly appointed CEO of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England urges more universities to take action to support both student and staff mental health.

News

University staff prioritised in EU settlement scheme

11 October 2018
Universities UK has welcomed the news that EU university staff working in the UK will be prioritised in the next phase of the EU settlement scheme pilot.

Pitting universities against colleges won’t deliver skilled workforce

8 October 2018
According to a new report – Routes to high-level skills – published by Universities UK, policymakers should look to build on existing partnerships between universities, colleges, and employers to give more students the skills they and employers need.