Dan Hurley

Daniel Hurley
Universities UK
Policy Manager

Dan is a Policy Manager overseeing two work programmes – the first being Brexit, which involves ensuring that universities are best placed to address the many challenges but also maximise on any opportunities resulting from the UK’s decision to leave the EU, covering a range of issues from mobility and collaboration, through to funding.

Dan is also UUK’s lead on Social Mobility, Widening Access and Participation, which involves influencing policy and decision makers to help create the right conditions that will support the sector to further improve on its work to reduce the gaps that exist in access, attainment, and graduate outcomes among various underrepresented groups of students.

Blog

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Covid-19 silver linings: how the pandemic has increased opportunities for disabled university students

15 July 2020
AbilityNet's Amy Low explains how new ways of working brought about by the pandemic have resulted in improvements in accessibility and inclusion for disabled university students.

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Culture in the age of Covid-19: why universities must take centre stage

10 July 2020
Professor Dinah Birch sets out how the University of Liverpool has ensured cultural experiences in the city remain on offer to communities during lockdown.