Press releases

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University admissions teams will 'pull out all the stops' this year

25 February 2021
Universities UK's response to the government's announcement on teacher assessed grades for 2021.

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Universities welcome UK government roadmap announcement

22 February 2021
The government's plan confirms that all students on practical and practise-based courses who require access to specialist equipment or facilities can return to universities from 8 March 2021.

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UUK response to UCAS January 2021 deadline data

18 February 2021
Universities UK's response to UCAS January 2021 deadline data

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Universities committed to promoting and protecting free speech

16 February 2021
Universities UK's response to the government's proposals for a Free Speech Champion and possible future legislation.

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Universities UK response to government announcement of additional student hardship funding

2 February 2021
While the additional funding is welcome, the government must also acknowledge that student hardship is just one of many increasingly difficult issues facing students, universities and staff at this time.

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UUK response to the government’s latest January return plans for university students

30 December 2020
UUK has responded to the Secretary of State for Education Gavin Williamson's latest announcement on the return of students to universities in January 2021.

UUK response on Turing Scheme for students to work and study abroad

26 December 2020
UUK has welcomed further details of the Turing Scheme for students to work and study abroad

UUK response to announcement that the UK and EU have agreed a deal on a future trade agreement

24 December 2020
UUK has responded to the announcement that the UK and EU have agreed a deal on a future trade agreement.

Universities across UK making strides in tackling grade inflation

17 December 2020
​Universities UK and GuildHE, on behalf of the UK Standing Committee for Quality Assessment (UKSCQA), have published a progress review of universities' efforts to protect the value of their qualifications.

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