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#WeAreTogether campaign launch


#WeAreTogether is a new social media campaign involving students and staff from UK universities, students’ unions, pathway providers and organisations across the sector. It highlights the full range of activity the sector is engaged in to combat Covid-19, and bring all those involved in UK higher education in together in a positive online community, to share messages of solidarity, support and gratitude. 

The higher education sector is is doing extraordinary work to pull together, support students, staff, and partners, and make a significant contribution to the national effort. But it's easy to feel alone and anxious at this difficult time. This international component of the #WeAreTogether campaign aims to ensure international students feel supported, and know where to go for help. 

How to get involved 

Download and share the briefings for students and institutions

Join in by using the hashtag #WeAreTogether on social media. For example, you could share examples of your institution, staff and students:

  • Supporting each other
  • Expressing thanks to other students and staff 
  • Contributing to the national effort in the fight against Covid-19

Download and share the campaign social media assets 

These include videos, banners, social media cards and example social media posts. We will add to these as we develop further campaign content. 

Share campaign posts from our social media channels

UUKi Twitter, UUKi LinkedInUKCISA Twitter, UKCISA LinkedIn, UKCISA Instagram, UKCISA Facebook 

Create your own content 

You can use the guidelines and examples in the briefing documents, but we welcome all creative and innovative ideas for showcasing support and solidarity at this difficult time.

Covid-19 FAQs

International students can find guidance, advice and support around Covid-19 on the UKCISA webpage.

Institutions can find guidance and resources on international issues on the UUKi Covid-19 international FAQs here.

Universities UK has developed information and resources for universities on Covid-19, answers to frequently asked questions, and details of how universities can help their communities during this difficult time.


We very much hope you will consider joining in to help us to reach the widest possible audience in what are unprecedented times for the higher education sector and the UK.  

Please do not hesitate to contact us for any further information at danielle.newey@international.ac.uk and yinbo.yu@ukcisa.org.uk. 


Our team

Annie Bell

Communications Manager
Universities UK International

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