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New HESA data on student numbers – our summary

12 January 2017
Eleanor Jubb, Policy Analyst at Universities UK, discusses patterns and trends from HESA's new student data release

Without amendment, the HE Bill could damage the university sector

9 January 2017
UUK's Programme Manager, William Hammonds, highlights the damage the HE Bill could cause the university sector

The Stand Alone Pledge: understanding the challenges for estranged students

6 January 2017
Susan Mueller, Project Director HE at Stand Alone, explains the challenges for estranged students

How should universities work with schools? Green Paper response

12 December 2016
UUK's director of policy blogs on the government's Green Paper Schools that work for everyone

Graduate earnings data is welcome but doesn't tell full story

1 December 2016
You may have noticed stories doing the rounds today about graduate earnings, employment rates and something called 'LEO'. So, what's this all about?

Universities – meeting the consumer rights challenge

29 November 2016
The Competition and Markets Authority has been working with universities to ensure they comply fully with consumer protection law and that students are treated fairly. Its new report finds progress has been made - but there is still more to do.

Student volunteers highlight the valuable role universities can play in their communities

24 November 2016
The Step up to Serve Campaign’s #iwill week helps universities to engage the public with their work and demonstrate their value to local communities.

What the Autumn Statement means for universities

23 November 2016
Universities UK's Assistant Director of Policy Julie Tam looks through the Autumn Statement and considers the implications for universities.

Higher Education Bill reaches Commons report stage

21 November 2016
As the Higher Education and Research Bill reaches an important milestone in the Commons today as it enters Report Stage, Nicky Old says there is still much to do to turn the current bill into the right bill.

Telling Spanish students 'you are still welcome in the UK'

17 November 2016
Professor Paul O'Prey blogs on ​a recent meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary University Group, where he told parliamentarians and vice-chancellors about the press and media interviews he had given in Spain the week before.