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Supporting the national effort

Universities are vital in supporting their local communities and the nation in the effort to fight Covid-19. They are helping organisations in many different ways, from providing the NHS with the workforce and equipment it needs, to providing open access online courses to the wider community.

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How universities can support the national effort

UUK is collating, co-ordinating and communicating calls for support from national organisations to universities.
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#WeAreTogether

A campaign to showcase all the ways universities are helping the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic

News


Universities UK response to government’s support package for UK research jobs

27 June 2020
​The UK government has announced a support package to give greater job protection for researchers, scientists and technicians working at UK universities during coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Supporting graduates: The Class of 2020

25 June 2020
​Paid internships should be offered to the graduate class of 2020 to support their employment prospects and to help businesses get back on their feet following the Covid-19 lockdown.