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Universities UK welcomes healthcare education funding plans

25 July 2016
Universities UK has welcomed the government’s plans for changing healthcare education funding in England.

European university leaders call for continued collaboration after Brexit vote

22 July 2016
University leaders from 24 European countries, including Germany and France, have signed a joint statement to stress the importance of continued European university collaboration following the UK's vote to leave the EU.

Publication to improve public understanding of how universities are funded

20 July 2016
University funding explained seeks to help improve the public's understanding of how universities are funded. It highlights how universities raise income from a wide range of sources and explains how universities manage this funding.

Universities UK response to government changes

15 July 2016
Universities UK has commented on the new government changes that will see the Department for Education taking over responsibility for higher education in England.

Universities for Europe

Universities UK statement on the outcome of the EU referendum

24 June 2016
​ Dame Julia Goodfellow, President of Universities UK said: 'Leaving the EU will create significant challenges for universities. Although this is not an outcome that we wished or campaigned for, we respect the decision of the UK electorate.'

Julia Goodfellow speaking at a Universities for Europe event

University EU research funding gives £1bn boost to economy and creates jobs

10 June 2016
EU research funding generates more than 19,000 jobs across the UK, £1.86 billion for the UK economy and contributes more than £1 billion to GDP, according to new figures published today.

Universities UK response to publication of UCAS university equality reports

9 June 2016
Universities UK's response to the publication of new UCAS equality reports for individual universities. The reports show how likely UK students are to be offered a place and enter university, split by the sex, ethnic group, and background.

Julia Goodfellow speaking at a Universities for Europe event

UK and German university leaders highlight importance of EU collaboration

2 June 2016
University leaders in the UK and Germany have underlined how the EU helps academics to carry out cutting-edge research and enables students to study in other parts of the EU.

Universities for Europe

Students unaware of EU referendum date and many registered at wrong address – new poll

20 May 2016
Over half of British university students do not know when the EU referendum is taking place, according to a new poll published today.

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