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Response to calls for tougher action to tackle plagiarism

21 February 2017
Universities UK has responded to the government's calls for tougher action to tackle plagiarism and academic misconduct. The Universities Minister Jo Johnson is calling for new guidance aimed at universities and information for students.

Response to latest UCAS applicant figures

2 February 2017
Universities UK responded today to the latest UCAS applicant figures. They show that applicant numbers for UK students are down by 5% compared to last year, and down 7% for EU students.

Review recommends changes to higher education sector agencies

31 January 2017
Universities UK has published the recommendations of a review group – chaired by Sir David Bell, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Reading – looking at the higher education sector agencies.

Response to Theresa May speech on Brexit

17 January 2017
Universities UK's response to Prime Minister Theresa May's long-awaited speech on Brexit

Response to HESA 2015–16 student data

12 January 2017
Universities UK has responded to the latest data on students from HESA

Response to Lords Higher Education Bill vote

10 January 2017
Universities UK response to the vote on the Higher Education and Research Bill in the House of Lords committee stage

FT letter: UK must remain open to highly skilled international talent

19 December 2016
Business, university and charity leaders - including the heads of the the CBI, the Royal Society and the British Medical Association - have signed a letter published in the Financial Times, saying that the UK must remain open to international talent.

Update on review of the higher education sector agencies

19 December 2016
Universities UK – with GuildHE – has published an update today on the ongoing review of the higher education sector agencies.

Record numbers of 18-year-olds accepted to university in 2016

14 December 2016
UCAS figures released today show that more UK 18 year olds than ever before gained a place at university this year (2016/17).

New programme to address mental health and wellbeing in universities

2 December 2016
Universities UK has launched a new programme of work to help improve the mental health and wellbeing of students and staff in higher education.

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