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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Going the extra mile to embrace LGBT+ equality in higher education

10 February 2021
This LGBT+ History Month, the University of Birmingham’s Dr Sammy Li reflects on progress that has been made by universities to support LGBT+ equality and looks at what more must be done to ensure no one is left behind.

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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.