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​Previous Universities UK events from recent months. 

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The BAME Attainment Gap: learning from the student experience

5 Jun 2019, 09:30 - 16:30
Following UUK and the NUS’s report on ‘Black, Asian and minority ethnic student attainment at UK universities: #ClosingtheGap', we are co-hosting with SOAS this one-day conference to focus on next steps in making change happen.

The Rules of Engagement: building political trust and confidence in universities

16 May 2019, 09:30 - 17:00
Together with Wonkhe, we are hosting a one-day event focussing on the policy challenges facing higher education, how you can influence policy, and the tools you need to effect political and policy change.

Brexit webinar series

Brexit Webinar Series

8 May 2019, 13:30 - 14:30
UUKi will host the fifth instalment of our Brexit Webinar series in collaboration with the UK Science and Innovation Network

Graduate employability and skills

8 May 2019, 09:30 - 16:15
As the job market gets more and more competitive and employers are increasingly selective, with graduates competing with those from alternative pathways to work, we need to ask, 'how do we support student and graduate skills development?'

Developing a case management system for the higher education sector (incident reporting)

1 May 2019, 10:00 - 15:00
A workshop that will give you concrete advice and guidance on how to set up a case management system for managing incident reporting at your institution, based on the experiences of Coventry University.

Developing and testing your crisis communications plans

30 Apr - 23 May 2019, 09:30 - 16:00
A two-day course in which we train communications professionals to prepare – and test out – crisis communications plans for their institutions and organisations.

International Higher Education Forum 2019

International higher education forum 2019: the international imperative

27 Mar 2019, 08:30 - 17:00
UUKi's flagship conference with over 400 international higher education professionals held on 27 March 2019 at Imperial College London.

Student mental wellbeing: policy into practice 2019

14 Mar 2019, 09:30 - 17:00
Join us for the 6th annual mental health and wellbeing conference in partnership with The Mental Wellbeing in Higher Education working group.

Brexit webinar series

5 Mar 2019, 13:30 - 14:30
UUKi will host the fourth instalment of our Brexit webinar series on the future of EU-UK science & education​.

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Esther Dudley

Head of Events and Engagement
Universities UK

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Sanaa Busaidy-Hubert

Events Producer
Universities UK

 Blog

Brexit will impact the UK’s world-leading research – but only if we let it

14 October 2019
With the 31 October Brexit deadline looming, the threats it poses to the UK’s research capacity can still be resolved, writes Professor Hilary Pilkington.

Supporting care experienced students through university

8 October 2019
UUK's Amy Dicks sets out what universities can do to address the challenges care experienced people face when accessing and completing an undergraduate degree.

LEAF – A new standard in Sustainable Science

18 September 2019
LEAF – a new independent standard which is enabling science laboratories to improve their sustainability and efficiency.