Previous events

​Previous Universities UK events from recent months. 

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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.

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.

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Esther Dudley

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Universities UK

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Are we living in a post-LGBTQ+ rights age?

9 June 2021
This Pride month Sebastian Bromelow calls on the higher education sector to “make some noise”, embracing a history of rebellious thoughts and actions by not only celebrating the successes of the LGBTQ+ community but also responding to challenges.

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‘What’s good for the city is good for the university’: higher education’s vital role in the post-Covid recovery

27 May 2021
Reflecting on his role as chairperson of Bradford Metropolitan District Council’s Economic Covid-19 Recovery Board, Professor Zahir Irani outlines why universities must play a key role in the country’s post-pandemic recovery.

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What progress have we made since the launch of #ClosingTheGap?

11 May 2021
Two years after the publication of the #ClosingTheGap report, Amatey Doku looks at progress that has been made to close UK universities’ ethnicity degree awarding gaps and what more must be done.