USS 2018 valuation

University links with the armed forces

​​UCU have announced 8 days of strike action at 60 universities from Monday 25 November. 46 universities will be affected by strike action over the USS pensions dispute, and 14 other universities will be affected by strike action over pay and conditions.

This briefing is on background and context of the dispute and the efforts made by affected universities to resolve the dispute satisfactorily.


New guidance can ensure universities protect and develop international partnerships

15 October 2020
Universities are today publishing guidelines to better safeguard themselves against security-related risks that can result from international collaborations.

Government must act now or risk losing European students for years to come

5 October 2020
​Prospective university students from Europe must be given assurances that they will be given every opportunity to study in the UK, following one of the biggest changes to international student recruitment in a generation.


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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.

General election 2019: what the parties say on higher education

27 November 2019
UUK's Karmjit Kaur takes a look at the policy commitments on higher education in party manifestos ahead of the general election.