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​Previous Universities UK events from recent months. 

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​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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International higher education forum online

20 Apr - 24 Apr 2020, 09:00 - 17:00
Now in its eighth edition, our flagship annual conference on all things international in higher education is back.

Tackling violence, harassment and hate incidents

11 Mar 2020, 09:30 - 17:00
Our annual tackling violence, harassment and hate incidents conference will explore a number of key issues, looking at the progress made, and scoping what more there is to do.

TNE 4.0: Technology and TNE

27 Feb 2020, 10:30 - 16:00
Join UUKi and Jisc for a day full of sessions on approaches to ensure your TNE operations are technologically suited to embrace Industry 4.0.

Enhancing the student experience

27 Feb 2020, 09:30 - 16:30
This one-day conference will look at how the sector can enhance the student experience in different ways, with timely topics such as sustainability, free speech, decolonisation as well as mental health and wellbeing.

The Withdrawal Agreement and the transition period. What does it all mean for higher education and research?

12 Feb 2020, 13:30 - 14:30
Register to join Universities UK International (UUKi) in a live webinar on Wednesday 12 February 2020 from 1.30 – 2.30 pm (GMT).

Degree Apprenticeships 2020 Conference

5 Feb 2020, 09:30 - 16:00
UUK is hosting a one-day event bringing together sector experts and practitioners to take an in-depth look at the developments and future of degree apprenticeships.

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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.