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Results of UCU ballot on possible strike action

22 January 2018
​Universities UK's response to results of UCU ballot on possible strike action

Metro and city mayors sign letter highlighting regional impact of international students

18 January 2018
The six elected metro mayors in England, alongside the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, have signed a joint letter – published in the Financial Times – highlighting the positive impact international students have on our cities and regions.

New study highlights net impact of international students

11 January 2018
New analysis – carried out by London Economics – shows the benefits of international students are ten times greater than the costs and are worth £310 per UK resident.

Appointment of new universities minister

9 January 2018
Universities UK responded today to the news that Sam Gyimah MP has been appointed universities minister for England in the Prime Minister's cabinet reshuffle.

UUK President receives damehood in New Year's Honours list

30 December 2017
Congratulations to Universities UK President, Professor Janet Beer, who has been recognised with a Damehood for her services to equality and diversity and to higher education in the New Year’s Honours list.

Twenty three universities join student visa pilot

18 December 2017
Universities UK commented today on the news that the Home Office is to extend the scheme which streamlines the process for international Masters students wanting to study in the UK.

Boards give green light for the new single sector agency

15 December 2017
The Boards of the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU), the Higher Education Academy (HEA), Leadership Foundation for Higher Education (LFHE) have formally and unanimously resolved to merge.

National health and social care workforce strategy

14 December 2017
Universities UK has responded to the publication of the draft national workforce strategy 'Facing the Facts, Shaping the Future, A health and care workforce strategy for England to 2027'.

Response to government's new social mobility strategy

14 December 2017
Universities UK response to the launch of the government's new action plan for improving social mobility through education.

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