Previous events

​Previous Universities UK events from recent months. 

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International graduate employability: Making good on the promise

28 Jan 2020, 09:30 - 17:00
International graduate employability is moving up the agenda, and global competition is getting tougher. This conference will pull together expertise to answer the question: how can we prepare our international graduates for global success?

The Legal Aspects of TNE

23 Jan 2020, 10:00 - 15:00
Join us for a workshop on building capacity in the management of the regulatory aspects of TNE, key to the success of TNE partnerships and operations.

Research and innovation: Delivering impact, managing uncertainty

4 Dec 2019, 09:30 - 17:00
This one-day, national conference is for those with strategic responsibility for research and innovation in universities, research institutes, and the wider higher education sector. It will also be useful for active researchers.

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.

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Esther Dudley

Head of Events and Engagement
Universities UK

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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.