Reports

​We regularly publish reports and briefings​ on a wide range of policy topics and issues affecting universities.

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Post-Brexit immigration rules in Europe

International Report
5 February 2021
This information has been commissioned with the goal to help universities’ international offices in their work of sending students abroad, as well as researchers who have to visit these countries for their research.

UUK's response to Ofqual and DfE consultations on how grades should be awarded in summer 2021

Consultations and responses
3 February 2021
Universities UK’s response to the Ofqual and DfE consultations on arrangements for awarding grades for GCSE, AS and A levels and on awarding arrangements for a range of vocational and technical qualifications in summer 2021.

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Higher technical education – discussion paper

Report
2 February 2021
This discussion paper sets an agenda for how universities can increase their higher technical education provision.

UUK's submission to the APPG for Students’ inquiry into ‘the impact of the pandemic on students’ tuition and accommodation’

Consultations and responses
21 January 2021
UUK's submission to the APPG for Students’ inquiry into ‘the impact of the pandemic on students’ tuition and accommodation’

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Universities UK response to Office for Students consultation on regulating quality and standards in higher education

Consultations and responses
18 January 2021
The stated intention of the proposals is one Universities UK supports, however, we have significant concerns about the proposals as currently positioned.

Building the global reputation and delivery of UK transnational online higher education

15 January 2021
Building the global reputation and delivery of UK transnational online higher education is a summary of recommendations from a transnational education task and finish group set up in summer 2020.

UK-EU trade and cooperation agreement - implications for universities

Briefing
15 January 2021
A parliamentary briefing outlining the implications for universities of the UK-EU trade and cooperation agreement.

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Protecting the value of UK degrees: reviewing progress

Report
17 December 2020
A review of progress one year on from the signing of the UK higher education sector's statement of intent to protect the value of UK degress.

The scale of UK higher education transnational education 2018-19: Scottish providers

International
9 December 2020
This report uses data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) to provide trend analysis of UK transnational education (TNE) delivered by Scottish providers.

The scale of UK higher education transnational education 2018-19: Welsh providers

International
9 December 2020
This report uses data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) to provide trend analysis of UK transnational education (TNE) delivered by Welsh providers.