Our work​​

Inclusion, equality and diversity

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

Universities for Europe

The UK’s membership of the European Union makes our outstanding universities even stronger, which in turn benefits everyone in the UK.


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.

Innovation, growth and skills

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

Latest from Universiti​​es UK​​​​​


Researcher using microsope

One month to go before postgraduate masters loans go live

27 May 2016
Government plans for new postgraduate masters loans are now a reality

Outside EU headquarters in Brussels

Hundreds of thousands of students could be about to miss out on their chance to participate in the EU Referendum

24 May 2016
The results of the poll, highlight some good news, and some bad news.


Universities for Europe

Students unaware of EU referendum date and many registered at wrong address – new poll

20 May 2016
Over half of British university students do not know when the EU referendum is taking place, according to a new poll published today.

Our President, Dame Julia Goodfellow

Response to government Higher Education White Paper

16 May 2016
Dame Julia Goodfellow, President of Universities UK: 'We support the government's aim to protect the interests of students, increase fairness and demonstrate the value of a university education.'