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New report outlines recommendations to improve social mobility in higher education

10 October 2016
New report makes recommendations for universities, schools, colleges and employers to improve social mobility in higher education in England.

Response to home secretary's comments on student visas

4 October 2016
Universities UK responded today to home secretary Amber Rudd’s speech at the Conservative Party conference in which she said the government will consult on changes to the student immigration system.

Response to planned medical school places increase

4 October 2016
Universities UK responded today to plans outlined by Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health, to increase the number of medical school places in England.

Universities UK response to government Teaching Excellence Framework plans

29 September 2016
Government has published details today of how universities will be rated under the second year of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

Response to Prime Minister’s education and tuition fees proposals

9 September 2016
Universities UK response to education reforms announced by the Prime Minister Theresa May. The proposals include plans that would require universities in England wanting to charge annual tuition fees of £6,000 or more to sponsor a school.

Dame Julia Goodfellow

Universities UK President calls for urgent government action to address uncertainty among EU students

7 September 2016
The President of Universities UK has called [Wednesday 7 September] on the UK government to take 'swift and positive action' to provide reassurance to EU students applying to study next year that they will pay the same fees and have access to the same fin

Dame Julia Goodfellow

Universities UK President sets out vision for how universities can thrive post-Brexit

7 September 2016
The president of Universities UK (UUK) has said that universities can continue to thrive post-Brexit, given the right support from government.

Times letter – international students make huge contribution to the UK

30 August 2016
The President of Universities UK Dame Julia Goodfellow has written an open letter, published in The Times newspaper, which highlights the huge contribution international students make to the UK.

Record numbers secure university places

18 August 2016
UCAS figures today show that 424,000 students have been accepted to UK universities and colleges so far this year, up 3% on A level results day in 2015.

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UUK responds to EU funding announcement by Chancellor

13 August 2016
UUK response to announcement by the Chancellor regarding EU funding guaranteed beyond the date the UK leaves the EU.

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