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Upcoming events

We run a number of events throughout the year providing timely and valuable information to the higher education sector.

We use our events programme to formulate and affect policy, influence decision makers and raise the profile of key issues in higher education.

Most of our events are held at Woburn House Conference Centre, our suite of events spaces in central London.

To keep up to date with our events programme sign up for the UUK Bulletin.​

Degree apprenticeships: understanding the opportunities

28 Feb 2017, 09:30 - 15:30
A one-day seminar that will give delegates a full understanding of the policy landscape and a clear idea of how to implement degree apprenticeships in their institution.

Student mental wellbeing

Student mental wellbeing: developing strategy and inspiring change

16 Mar 2017, 09:30 - 16:30
This event will inspire delegates to review and refine current strategy or build new systems to support students within their institution to improve mental wellbeing.

International Higher Education Forum

21 Mar 2017, 09:15 - 17:00
Join us as we explore how UK universities can maximise emerging international opportunities, and overcome resulting challenges.

Innovation and excellence in teaching and learning

29 Mar 2017, 09:30 - 16:30
Delegates will discuss pedagogical innovation and innovation in curriculum design, all with the focus of delivering excellence.

Go International 2017: In for the count

25 Apr 2017, 09:30 - 16:30
Go International 2017 will explore strategic approaches to increasing the reach of mobility to all who can benefit.

Graduate employability and skills: designing and implementing your institutional strategy

17 May 2017, 09:30 - 16:30
National one-day conference discussing the policy landscape surrounding graduate employability and skills, including the Longitudinal Educational Outcomes (LEO) data, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and the wider skills agenda.

Improving student retention in the changing higher education landscape

7 Jun 2017, 09:30 - 16:30
This one-day conference will give delegates a full understanding of the policy landscape surrounding retention, as well as the knowledge you need to approach the challenge of student retention in your own institution.

 Our team

Rachael Firth

Rachael Firth

Head of Events and Conferences
Universities UK

Agnes Jacobs

Agnes Jacobs

Events Producer
Universities UK

Katie Ross

Katie Ross

Events Officer
Universities UK

Holly Wildish-Jones

Holly Wildish-Jones

Events and Marketing Assistant
Universities UK

 Blog

How do visa applications relate to student numbers?

23 February 2017
Eleanor Jubb, Policy Analyst at Universities UK, analyses the latest data on net migration and student visa applications.

Course changes and consumer rights

22 February 2017
William Hammonds, Programme Manager at Universities UK, discusses the challenges facing universities when changes are made to courses.

Is skills education higher education's problem?

10 February 2017
Rod Bristow, President of Pearson UK & Core Markets, argues that the higher education sector is ideally placed to deliver on the industrial strategy.