Previous events

​Previous Universities UK events from recent months. 

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Turning words into actions: Eliminating racism and racial inequality in higher education

14 Jul 2020, 15:30 - 16:30
This webinar will look at how institutions can effectively respond to racism and racial inequality, and take action to identify and implement change, and embed this across their university.

Covid-19: safety, health and wellbeing of students and staff webinar series

10 Jun - 31 Jul 2020, 09:00 - 16:00
A series of webinars by UUK will shine a spotlight on the immediate and longer-term impacts of Covid-19 on the safety, health and wellbeing of students and staff in HE.

Addressing the impact of Covid-19 on student progression and retention

4 Jun 2020, 11:00 - 12:00
Free webinar exploring the impact of Covid-19 on student retention and progression.

An agile response to Covid-19: how Australian universities are adapting to a global  crisis

4 Jun 2020, 09:00 - 10:00
In partnership with Nous Group, this webinar will share insights into the Australian higher education sector’s response to Covid-19. Vice-chancellors at the University of Sydney and University of Wollongong will bring institutional perspectives.

Delivering virtual careers services and online support during Covid-19

2 Jun 2020, 11:00 - 12:00
How can universities move their careers services online to better support students for the challenges ahead amidst Covid-19? A free webinar.

Mental health and Covid-19: #WeAreTogether

21 May 2020, 11:00 - 12:00
How can we support student and staff mental health during Covid-19? A free webinar exploring this very issue.

​Is internationalisation sustainable? Addressing the challenges and finding solutions

5 May 2020, 09:00 - 16:30
Internationalisation has become a fundamental part of how the UK higher education sector operates and is a large factor in its success. But can universities really continue to internationalise as they have been doing?

#IHEFonline: Is it possible to have a green international strategy?

24 Apr 2020, 09:30 - 10:30
Part of #IHEFonline, this live online seminar will look at the challenges inherent in, and potential solutions to, balancing internationalisation programmes with climate policy.

#IHEFonline: ​Managing risk - assessing hidden risks in transnational education operations

22 Apr 2020, 12:00 - 13:00
Part of #IHEFonline, this live online seminar will look at the risks and opportunities inherent in transnational education operations, and how to navigate between the two.

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What’s Up With Everyone? Starting a conversation about students’ mental health

4 March 2021
​This University Mental Health Day, Professor Paul Crawford of the University of Nottingham discusses the new campaign What’s Up With Everyone? and explains why it is so important to support students’ mental health literacy.

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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.

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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.