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Concordat to support research integrity making progress

23 November 2016
Universities UK has published a progress report on the Concordat to support research integrity.

New government investment in research and development ‘good news’ – UUK President

21 November 2016
Universities UK welcomed today the announcement from Prime Minister Theresa May that the UK government will increase its investment in research and development by £2 billion a year by the end of this Parliament.

Response to Science and Technology Committee Brexit report

18 November 2016
Universities UK responded today to the Science and Technology Committee report on the implications and opportunities for science and research following the vote to leave the EU.

Taskforce publishes recommendations to universities on dealing with violence against women and harassment

20 October 2016
Universities UK published recommendations to universities today on dealing with violence against women, harassment and hate crime affecting university students.

New poll – cutting international student numbers will not address public immigration concerns

13 October 2016
International university students are not viewed as immigrants by the majority of the British public and the majority don't want to see numbers reduced, according to a new poll published today.

Universities UK responds to government announcement on fees and financial support for EU students commencing courses in 2017–18

11 October 2016
Responding to the government announcement, Dame Julia Goodfellow, President of Universities UK, said: 'This announcement provides much needed clarity for EU students applying to start courses at English universities in autumn 2017.'

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).

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