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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.​

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.

Enhancing the international student experience: effective strategies for 2017 and beyond

15 Jun 2017, 09:30 - 16:30
A national one-day conference to examine effective approaches to international student experience post-Brexit.

 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

Acting locally: universities reconnecting with communities

24 March 2017
Universities UK's Greg Wade looks at how the Leading Places scheme is helping universities play a direct role in local decisions and government.

Funders and universities must work together to build international partnerships

15 March 2017
Ahead of UUK's International Higher Education Forum, Ed Whiting from Wellcome Trust discusses the importance of global research partnerships.

We must not deter international students from studying in the UK

10 March 2017
Professor Robert Allison, Vice-Chancellor and President, Loughborough University, discusses the importance of encouraging international students to come to the UK.