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

Front cover of Principles and Considerations for emerging from lockdown report

Principles and considerations: emerging from lockdown

3 June 2020
Nine principles and areas for universities to consider as they begin to emerge from lockdown.

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Stepchange: mentally healthy universities

18 May 2020
A refreshed framework for a whole university approach to mental health and wellbeing.

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Immigration bill

15 May 2020
his briefing outlines Universities UK’s key asks for the new immigration system scheduled to be introduced by the government in January 2021.

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Beginning the conversation: responding to domestic violence and abuse in higher education communities during the COVID-19 pandemic

30 April 2020
A briefing to support universities in their response to the heightened risk of domestic violence and technology mediated abuse (online harassment) resulting from lockdown measures during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Achieving stability in the UK higher education sector following COVID-19

10 April 2020
A proposal to government from Universities UK for a balanced package of measures to maximise universities’ contribution to the economy and communities following COVID-19.

Level 4 and 5 education: Universities UK briefing

Briefing Report
21 February 2020
This briefing provides information on level 4 and 4 education and what the government can do to support it.

USS negotiations

18 February 2020
This briefing provides background and context on the USS dispute and sets out the efforts made by the affected universities to resolve the dispute satisfactorily.

Opportunities for UK-Indonesia collaboration

11 February 2020
This report aims to provide an overview of the delegation and support UK Universities to collaborate with Indonesian institutions. It sets the recent developments in Indonesia, and opportunities and challenges for UK-Indonesian collaboration.

The scale of UK Higher Education Transnational Education 2017-18: Scottish providers

5 February 2020
This report uses data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) to analyse Scottish TNE delivery.