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

Grade inflation and academic standards – the minister’s challenge to the sector

8 September 2017
UUK's Will Hammonds assesses the challenge set by the universities minister this week in relation to maintaining public confidence in academic standards and the value of a university education.

Hyperbole and illegal cartels – the latest attack on the university sector

5 September 2017
UUK's Director of Policy, Chris Hale, stresses the importance of using language carefully and responsibly when discussing key issues for the higher education sector.

News

Chief Executive-designate appointed to lead new HE sector agency

11 September 2017
Alison Johns has been appointed the Chief Executive-designate for a new higher education sector agency. The new agency will be formed in 2018.

Janet Beer

UUK President Annual Conference speech: we must stand up and make the case for why universities matter

7 September 2017
The new President of Universities UK (UUK) has said that the sector must do more to engage and to explain the role of universities and 'fight back against negative and inaccurate commentary', if it is to win back the public’s trust.