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Universities UK signs statement of good practice on student protection

11 November 2015
The statement brings together good practice on how higher education providers need to work with their students when courses change or close, offering them alternative courses or arranging transfers where appropriate.

Universities UK backs committee call for increase in science funding

9 November 2015
Universities UK has responded to a report from the Science & Technology Committee calling on government to increase science spending.

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Universities UK response to government green paper on higher education

6 November 2015
We welcome the green paper’s emphasis on protecting the interests of students and demonstrating the value of a university education.

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Universities UK response to Hepi report on part-time higher education

29 October 2015
HEPI’s report shows that part time study matters to students, universities and to the wider economy, and universities have a crucial role in supporting lifelong learning.

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Universities UK response to Prime Minister’s proposals on ‘name-blind’ applications

26 October 2015
Our priority is to ensure that the applications system remains fair and effective for all applicant groups.

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Universities UK response to Which? report on consumer law

23 October 2015
It is important that prospective students are given clear and relevant information which enables them to make informed choices about courses.

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Response to Policy Exchange report on university funding

19 October 2015
It is misleading to suggest that universities are awash with cash reserves.

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Universities UK Vice-President joins national "in" campaign board ahead of EU referendum

11 October 2015
Professor Janet Beer has joined the board alongside leading figures from business, the arts, media, defence, education and politics to campaign to keep Britain in Europe.

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University leaders to speak out on benefits of European Union membership

10 October 2015
The UK's membership of the European Union makes our outstanding universities even stronger, and strong universities benefit the British people.

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Universities UK response to Home Secretary's speech

6 October 2015
We responded to Theresa May’s speech at the Conservative Party conference, in which she said student visa rules must be enforced and abuse of the system tackled.

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