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Prime Minister calls for ‘option’ to associate to next EU research programme

21 May 2018
Universities UK has welcomed the Prime Minister’s comments today that she would like to see the UK associate fully with the EU’s next research and innovation programme.

UCU and UUK announce appointment of Chair for USS Joint Expert Panel

18 May 2018
Joanne Segars OBE has agreed to be the Chair of the Joint Expert Panel (JEP) to examine the valuation of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS).

Mental health care is letting down students, agree NHS and university leaders

11 May 2018
UUK's Student Mental Health Services Task Group has published new guidance to improve the coordination of care between the NHS and universities.

Review must address confusion about tuition fees system

3 May 2018
The government’s review of post-18 education funding in England must address the lack of clarity around tuition fees and the costs and benefits of higher education, according to Universities UK.

YouTube must act immediately to stop promotion of cheating

1 May 2018
Universities UK has called on YouTube to act immediately to remove adverts selling cheating to students and school pupils. A BBC investigation has revealed that YouTube stars are being paid to sell academic cheating.

Graduates more likely to be in employment and earn more than non-graduates – new statistics

24 April 2018
New Graduate Labour Market Statistics show that, in 2017, graduates and postgraduates had higher employment rates than non-graduates and the average, working age graduate earned £10,000 more than the average non-graduate.

Ballot result on Joint Expert Panel

13 April 2018
Comment on the decision of University and College Union (UCU) members to support the establishment of a Joint Expert Panel to examine the USS 2017 valuation.

Universities making progress tackling student sexual misconduct, but more must be done

28 March 2018
UUK has today published a report looking at progress made in tackling sexual misconduct and harassment affecting university students.

USS update

28 March 2018
UUK's comment on today's decision by the University and College Union (UCU) Higher Education Committee.

Free speech in universities

27 March 2018
UUK reponse to Joint Human Rights Committee report on barriers to freedom of speech in universities.

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