Previous events

​Previous Universities UK events from recent months. 

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Go International conference 2020: the future of mobility

26 Nov 2020, 10:00 - 14:10
Join partners from Universities UK International's Go International: Stand Out campaign to explore new pathways to mobility and share ways to support students to gain international experience in uncertain times.

Improving student access and success in a Covid-19 world

25 Nov - 26 Nov 2020, 09:30 - 16:30
Universities are under intense financial constraints. Under these circumstances, how can we ensure that access remains on the agenda, and make the most of existing networks and resources?

Covid-19 and mental health in higher education

18 Nov - 19 Nov 2020, 09:30 - 16:30
How can institutions embed a whole university approach to mental health to support for students and staff during Covid-19?

Security and risk management in higher education: protecting universities from hostile actors

11 Nov - 12 Nov 2020, 09:30 - 16:30
This two-day online event organised by UUK is dedicated to helping universities protect their research, education activities and other expertise, without reducing the impact and reach of your institution.

Erasmus+ and preparing for the end of the transition period

5 Nov 2020, 14:00 - 15:00
This webinar to help higher education institutions prepare for the end of the transition period in case we have a no-negotiated outcome.

Preparing for UK domestic alternatives to Horizon Europe

4 Nov 2020, 14:00 - 15:00
This webinar aims to help higher education institutions prepare for the possible scenario in which there is no negotiated Free Trade Agreement between the UK and the EU by 1 of January 2021.

Improving student retention 2020

4 Nov - 5 Nov 2020, 09:30 - 16:30
A two-day online conference delving into the innovations and new best practice surrounding retention, as well as the knowledge you need to approach the challenge of student retention in your own institution.

Immigration rules in the UK from 1 January onwards: What universities and students need to know

3 Nov 2020, 14:00 - 14:45
From 01 January 2021, the UK’s new points-based immigration system will come into effect. In this webinar we will give an overview of the key changes.

End of the transition period: What do universities need to know to prepare?

28 Oct 2020, 14:00 - 15:00
Universities UK International would like to welcome you back for another webinar on the UK’s departure from the EU.

COVID-19 higher education-public health webinar series

1 Oct - 13 Oct 2020, 13:00 - 14:00
For university COVID19 leads, PHE Regional Directors, PHE Health Protection Teams, Local Authority Directors of Public Health to support local university-public health partnerships.

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Funding for adult learners will boost the UK's economic recovery

30 September 2020
UUK's Julie Tam takes a look at the prime minister's announcement of a lifetime skills allowance, and what it means for the economy, society, and individuals.

The grades u-turn caused a ripple effect throughout education – it could be catastrophic for unis

25 August 2020
From over-stretched finances to lack of space and facilities, universities are facing a perfect storm of problems.

A ‘whole university approach’ to wellbeing: meeting the challenges of Covid-19

22 July 2020
Dr Hannah Friend and Dr Diana Beech explain how having a recently-developed wellbeing strategy in place helped the University of Warwick respond to the challenges of Covid-19.