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Universities UK response to Prime Minister’s proposals on ‘name-blind’ applications

26 October 2015
Our priority is to ensure that the applications system remains fair and effective for all applicant groups.

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Universities UK response to Which? report on consumer law

23 October 2015
It is important that prospective students are given clear and relevant information which enables them to make informed choices about courses.

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Response to Policy Exchange report on university funding

19 October 2015
It is misleading to suggest that universities are awash with cash reserves.

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Universities UK Vice-President joins national "in" campaign board ahead of EU referendum

11 October 2015
Professor Janet Beer has joined the board alongside leading figures from business, the arts, media, defence, education and politics to campaign to keep Britain in Europe.

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University leaders to speak out on benefits of European Union membership

10 October 2015
The UK's membership of the European Union makes our outstanding universities even stronger, and strong universities benefit the British people.

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Universities UK response to Home Secretary's speech

6 October 2015
We responded to Theresa May’s speech at the Conservative Party conference, in which she said student visa rules must be enforced and abuse of the system tackled.

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Universities UK response to IFS report on graduate earnings

24 September 2015
The report gives a broadly accurate picture of what graduates earn, and shows that UK graduates continue to earn substantially more than non-graduates over a working lifetime.

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Response to Prime Minister's statement on tackling extremism in universities and colleges

17 September 2015
Universities have strong partnerships with the police and security services and have engaged with the Government’s Prevent strategy for a number of years. This new duty is a continuation of that work.

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New Universities UK President calls on government to support universities’ transformational impact

9 September 2015
The new President of Universities UK believes that strong support from government is essential for universities to play a full role in transforming people’s lives and helping the economy to grow.

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More 18-year-olds than ever secure a place

13 August 2015
Nicola Dandridge, Chief Executive of Universities UK, congratulated students today on their A-level results as more 18 year olds than ever applied to university.

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