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UUK and CBI to look at decline in part-time students and future skills needs

6 February 2018
Universities UK is going to work with the CBI to look at whether higher education can introduce more flexible ways of learning to meet the changing needs of students and employers.

Response to latest UCAS application figures for 2018 entry

5 February 2018
Universities UK response to the latest application figures from UCAS, showing the numbers of undergraduate applications received ahead of the 15 January deadline.

RCN report on fall in nursing degree applications

5 February 2018
Universities UK has welcomed the publication of the Royal College of Nursing’s policy report looking at the challenges facing the health and care workforce – including a fall in the number of nursing degree applications.

Proposal agreed to reform USS Pensions

23 January 2018
The Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC) has agreed a proposal to put the USS pension scheme on a secure and sustainable footing while offering the best pensions that can be afforded by both employers and employees.

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.

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