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​Previous Universities UK events from recent months. 

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Access to higher education and student success summit 2017: Managing change and unlocking the future

14 Nov 2017, 09:30 - 16:30
A national one-day conference giving you the opportunity to examine the key institutional and operational issues which are currently surrounding access, participation and success in UK universities.

Tackling violence against women, harassment and hate crime affecting university students

8 Nov 2017, 09:30 - 16:30
This conference will offer practical assistance to institutions to tackle violence against women, harassment and hate crime affecting students and for responding to student concerns.

Transnational education: here to stay

1 Nov 2017, 09:30 - 16:30
A conference exploring the future potential of UK higher education transnational education (UK HE TNE).

The Higher Education and Research Act (2017): What it means for your institution

10 Oct 2017, 09:15 - 16:30
The Higher Education and Research Act (2017): What it means for your institution, is a national one-day conference to give you the opportunity to examine the key institutional and operational aspects of the Act.

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.

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.

Accelerated degrees

Accelerated degrees: understanding the opportunities

1 Jun 2017, 10:00 - 15:30
A one-day seminar that will give delegates a better understanding of the policy landscape and a clearer idea of how to implement accelerated degrees in their institution.

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.

Go International 2017

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.

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.

 Our team

Rachael Firth

Rachael Firth

Head of Events and Conferences
Universities UK

Katie Ross

Katie Ross

Events Officer
Universities UK

Holly Wildish-Jones

Holly Wildish-Jones

Events and Marketing Assistant
Universities UK

 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.

University-school partnerships driving social mobility

14 November 2017
UUK's Daniel Hurley highlights some of the great work going on between universities and schools across England to raise pupil attainment.