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​Previous Universities UK events from recent months. 

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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.

How to achieve a university-wide response to incidents of sexual violence

24 Mar 2017, 12:00 - 15:00
This workshop will explore how to ensure universities can deliver an effective strategic response to sexual violence.

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.

Student mental wellbeing

2017 - 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.

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.

Developing your Access Agreement 2018–19

21 Feb 2017, 09:30 - 16:30
If you’re going to be involved in creating an access agreement for 2018–19, this one-day conference is designed to help you do that.

 Our team

Nuzhat Fatima

Nuzhat Fatima

Events Assistant
Universities UK

Rachael Firth

Rachael Firth

Head of Events and Engagement
Universities UK

Katie Ross

Katie Ross

Senior Events Officer
Universities UK

Holly Wildish-Jones

Holly Wildish-Jones

Marketing and Internal Communications Officer
Universities UK

 Blog

Five things the university funding review must do

19 February 2018
Today, the Prime Minister launched the government's review of post-18 education and funding in England. UUK's Deputy Director of Policy Julie Tam sets out five things the review must do.

Understanding student suicide

16 February 2018
John de Pury, UUK's policy lead on mental health, discusses the issue of student suicide, including suicide prevention and response.

Disappearing part-time and mature students: time for change

6 February 2018
Professor Julie Lydon, Vice-Chancellor of the University of South Wales, discusses the importance of part-time and mature students and the future needs of employers. Universities UK is launching a new project to look at the matter.