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Office for Students launches new regulatory framework

28 February 2018
Universities UK has responded to the publication of the Office for Students’ (OfS) new regulatory framework. The document sets out how the OfS – the new regulator for higher education in England – will carry out its work from April 2018 onwards.

Progress made at USS talks

27 February 2018
Comment from UUK following the latest meeting in the year-long series of Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) talks between employers, represented by Universities UK (UUK), and employees by the University and College Union (UCU).

Employers await union leaders’ credible and affordable solution

26 February 2018
No deal on Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) negotiations would cost universities and their staff £1 billion pounds a year, Universities UK (UUK) has said today.​

Universities seek meaningful talks with UCU about USS

23 February 2018
Universities UK has today called on the University and College Union (UCU) to meet to engage in serious, meaningful talks on the future of the USS pension scheme.

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.

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