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Union leaders must talk with employers to protect pensions and young people’s futures

22 February 2018
​The impact of preserving unaffordable pensions benefits for university staff would hit the current and next generation of students hardest, Universities UK warns today.​

Open letter from UUK to USS scheme members over pensions dispute

22 February 2018
Universities UK has published an open letter to members of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) scheme, highlighting the position of employers in the dispute over pensions.

Universities doing everything they can to protect students

21 February 2018
Universities across the UK are making every effort to minimise the disruption to students from planned strike action by some University and College Union (UCU) members at 64 universities over pensions reform.

PM speech on education to mark launch of post-18 education and funding review in England

19 February 2018
UUK comment ahead of the Prime Minister's speech announcing an independent review of fees and student finance.

UUK response to Treasury Committee recommendations on government's major review of university funding

UUK response to recommendations on major review of university funding

18 February 2018
UUK responds to the Treasury Committee recommendations on the government’s major review of university funding

UK produces world-leading research

9 February 2018
Universities UK data shows that research from UK higher education institutions is highly respected across the world and brings in billions of pounds to the economy.

UUK and CBI to look at decline in part-time students and future skills needs

6 February 2018
Universities UK is going to work with the CBI to look at whether higher education can introduce more flexible ways of learning to meet the changing needs of students and employers.

Response to latest UCAS application figures for 2018 entry

5 February 2018
Universities UK response to the latest application figures from UCAS, showing the numbers of undergraduate applications received ahead of the 15 January deadline.

RCN report on fall in nursing degree applications

5 February 2018
Universities UK has welcomed the publication of the Royal College of Nursing’s policy report looking at the challenges facing the health and care workforce – including a fall in the number of nursing degree applications.

Proposal agreed to reform USS Pensions

23 January 2018
The Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC) has agreed a proposal to put the USS pension scheme on a secure and sustainable footing while offering the best pensions that can be afforded by both employers and employees.

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