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

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

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

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Knowledge exchange concordat: summary of consultation responses

Report Consultations and responses
30 January 2020
This report provides a summary of the findings from a consultation on the draft Knowledge exchange concordat.

Supporting international graduate employability: making good on the promise

28 January 2020
This report identifies how UK universities support the employability of their international students and recommends where further improvement and support is required to deliver future benefits.

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Submission to the MAC Consultation

16 January 2020
A briefing summarising UUK's submission to the MAC Consultation on the current salary threshold level of the skilled-worker route.

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Skills, jobs and opportunity: a vision for higher education

14 January 2020
Universities UK calls on the government to work with universities to support us in the key role we have to play in skills productivity, social justice and research, from local communities to the global stage.

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A student finance national education programme

11 December 2019
In partnership with the National Education Opportunities Network (NEON), Universities UK is calling for a Student finance national education programme.

The state of the relationship: mapping UK higher education engagement with Brazil

4 December 2019
This analysis aims to contribute to a better understanding of current levels of engagement between the UK and Brazilian higher education systems, and to inform future institutional strategies.

Widening opportunity in higher education - The third phase: beyond graduation

21 November 2019
This discussion paper, written by Professor Simon Gaskell and Professor Rebecca Lingwood, concerns the influence of socio-economic background on graduate success.

Briefing: Securing an effective post-Brexit settlement for UK universities

14 November 2019
This briefing sets out what the government must do to secure an effective post-Brexit settlement where universities can maximise their contribution to a globally-successful UK

USS 2018 valuation

7 November 2019
Briefing on background and context of the dispute and the efforts made by affected universities to resolve it.