Press releases

New poll: public support for international students

4 September 2018
A new poll from ComRes reveals that three quarters (72%) of British adults think that international students should be able to stay and work in the UK post-graduation for one year or more

HEPI report on qualifications gap

23 August 2018
Universities UK response to the new report from the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) calling on universities to reverse the collapse in technical education in England.

Comment ahead of results day

15 August 2018
Speaking ahead of the publication of A-level results and students finding out whether their university applications have been successful, Alistair Jarvis, Chief Executive of Universities UK, says that there remains strong demand for university places.

Nation's prosperity relies on more people of all ages going to university

6 August 2018
UUK's new report, Solving future skills challenges, finds that education more people at university could bring significant benefits to our economy.

National Student Survey 2018

27 July 2018
UUK's response to the 2018 National Student Survey results.

Unconditional offers

26 July 2018
UUK's response to the UCAS report on unconditional offers.

Proposed USS changes to pension contribution rates

25 July 2018
The Universities Superannuation Scheme has announced plans to increase contributions from scheme members and employers.

Brexit white paper

12 July 2018
UUK's response to the Brexit white paper.

Confirmation of EU students' fees in England post-Brexit

2 July 2018
The Department of Education has announced that EU students starting courses next year (2019-20) in England will remain eligible to receive government-backed loans to cover their tuition fee for the duration of their courses.

Mental Health Policy Commission: Investing in a Resilient Generation

2 July 2018
UUK response to new report from the Mental Health Policy Commission.

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Steven Jefferies

Steven Jefferies

Head of Media
Universities UK

Luke Lambert

Luke Lambert

Press and Social Media Officer
Universities UK

Clara Plackett

Clara Plackett

Senior Press and Social Media Officer
Universities UK