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We support and promote life-changing opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds at every university.

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Universities are vital in supporting business and communities, promoting local and national economic growth and innovation and, supplying highly skilled and employable graduates.

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We want to see an immigration system that helps universities to attract genuine international students and highly skilled staff to study and work in the UK.

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

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Blog

Snapshot from our latest 'Higher education in facts and figures'

25 August 2016
Universities UK’s annual Higher education in facts and figures booklet is published today and, as ever, is full of useful stats, charts and infographics. This blog picks a few highlights from the booklet.

Admissions latest - record numbers for 2016

22 August 2016
The numbers of students who’ve found places at universities and colleges across the UK has risen again, for the fourth year in a row. Policy Analyst Eleanor Jubb looks at the figures.

News

Record numbers secure university places

18 August 2016
UCAS figures today show that 424,000 students have been accepted to UK universities and colleges so far this year, up 3% on A level results day in 2015.

EU flags

UUK responds to EU funding announcement by Chancellor

13 August 2016
UUK response to announcement by the Chancellor regarding EU funding guaranteed beyond the date the UK leaves the EU.