Gareth Morgan

Gareth Morgan
Universities UK
Media Relations Manager
​​​Gareth leads on media relations for Universities UK. As well as managing the organisation's media and public relations activity, the press office also has responsibility for social media outputs and Universities UK's blog.

Prior to Universities UK, Gareth worked at the European Parliament in Brussels, working for a Welsh Member of the European Parliament. Before that, he trained as a journalist on the North Wales Weekly News.

He studied law at Sheffield Hallam University. He studied also for the NCTJ diploma in journalism and completed a diploma in French at the Sorbonne University in Paris.

Gareth is a first language Welsh speaker and also speaks French.

Blog

Freedom of speech and the Office for Students

16 November 2017
UUK's William Hammonds discusses proposals on freedom of speech in the OfS consultation and the implications for universities.

Safeguarding students and changing the culture

15 November 2017
UUK's Fiona Waye outlines key discussions from UUK's conference on tackling violence against women, harassment and hate crime affecting students.

News

Comment on IFS research on student loan interest rates and reintroducing maintenance grants

17 November 2017
Response to the new analysis from the IFS looking at options for reducing the interest rate on student loans and reintroducing maintenance grants in England.

Employers propose reforms to ensure USS pension scheme remains sustainable and attractive to members

17 November 2017
Higher education employers are proposing changes to the USS pension scheme to address the scheme's deficit and the significant rise in the cost of future pensions.