Previous events

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Previous Universities UK events from recent months. 

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Marketing and communications in Higher Education: Reach, reputation and value

27 Nov 2019, 09:30 - 16:45
A highlight of the year, this one-day event will bring together communications, marketing, external relations and digital professionals to discuss the changing communications landscape we find ourselves in, and the associated risks and opportunities.

Managing staff to student misconduct at universities

20 Nov 2019, 09:30 - 16:15
An event designed to help universities explore existing policy, practice and research to address staff-to-student sexual misconduct, and gender-based violence, and to review current models of practice at both a national and international level.

Access to higher education and student success summit 2019: Joining the dots

13 Nov 2019, 09:30 - 17:00
Universities UK’s annual Access to HE Summit, dedicated to issues surrounding access and widening participation in higher education.

Transnational Education Conference 2019: the story behind the numbers

6 Nov 2019, 09:00 - 17:00
6 November 2019, full day conference, 10.00-15.45 followed by a drinks reception, Woburn House Conference Centre, In partnership with the UK Department for International Trade

Tackling racial harassment

30 Oct 2019, 09:30 - 16:00
Building on our work on Changing the Culture to tackle violence, harassment and hate-crime and UUK's report Closing the BAME attainment gap, UUK is hosting a one-day national conference dedicated to tackling racial harassment in higher education head-on.

Brexit Readiness Roadshow

21 Oct - 28 Oct 2019, 09:00 - 17:00
UUKi secured funds from the BEIS Business Readiness Fund to organise several events for higher education institutions alongside the wider education sector to help prepare for a no-deal exit.

Mental health: A whole university approach

11 Jul 2019, 09:30 - 17:00
What is a 'whole university approach' to mental health? What does this mean in practice? Join us to find out this plus the latest best practice around mental health.

Go International Conference

Go International conference 2019: collaborate to innovate

26 Jun 2019, 09:00 - 16:00
The Go International conference 2019 will focus on how institutions can collaborate across the higher education sector and beyond to create new opportunities for outward student mobility.

Higher Education access and success: Working in collaborative partnerships

19 Jun 2019, 09:30 - 16:30
In partnership with Action on Access, this conference will explore the value and importance of collaborative partnership working in widening participation, access and student success in Higher Education.

The Future Quality Assurance and Regulation of TNE

17 Jun 2019, 10:00 - 16:00
An interactive workshop on the Future Quality Assurance and Regulation of TNE

Our team

Esther Dudley

Head of Events and Engagement
Universities UK

Blogs

A student carrying books

Student reviews tell the story of 2020

1 March 2021
​After studying more than 16,000 student reviews, Paul Humphreys, Founder and CEO at StudentCrowd, looks at how students have been experiencing university this year.

Pride flag

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.

Two people are sitting next to each other at a computer, one is teaching the other a new skill

Laying the foundations for a skills-led recovery

29 January 2021
​Following the publication of the UK government’s Skills for jobs white paper, Greg Wade, UUK’s policy lead on innovation, growth, employability and skills, studies its proposals and makes the case for a ‘whole skills approach’.