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Response to BIS Committee TEF report

29 February 2016
We welcomed the findings of a new report from the BIS Committee into proposals for a Teaching Excellence Framework for universities in England.

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Over 100 University leaders highlight vital role of EU in Sunday Times letter

21 February 2016
103 university leaders have written an open letter, highlighting how the UK membership of the European Union enhances the positive impact of universities.

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University leaders voice support for EU membership

20 February 2016
We welcomed previously the government’s protection of science funding in real terms. It is good that government continues its commitment to the dual-support system.

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New working group to examine higher education sector agencies

11 February 2016
A new working group to look the higher education sector agencies and give advice on how they can continue to support the sector.

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Higher Education Academy subscription and business model consultation

11 February 2016
Higher Education Academy will work with Universities UK and GuildHE for a period of additional consultation with Vice-Chancellors about the HEA subscription and business model for 2016-17 onwards.

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Response to Higher Education Commission report on better use of data in HE

22 January 2016
The report – From Bricks to Clicks: the potential of data and analytics in higher education – looks at how universities can use data to improve not just learning and research.

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Social mobility in higher education is about more than just access to university – launch of new Social Mobility Advisory Group

21 January 2016
A new group to provide advice to the government and support for English universities to improve access and long-term success for under-represented groups in higher education.

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UUK response to terrorist attack on Bacha Khan University, Pakistan

20 January 2016
The academic community in the UK stands in solidarity with the academics, students and staff in Pakistan affected by this terrible attack.

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Response to the Higher Education Green Paper

15 January 2016
Universities UK’s response welcomes the government’s commitment to supporting excellence in teaching and research.

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Statement on USS pension reform proposal following JNC decision

29 December 2015
We are pleased that the Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC) has put forward a reform proposal to the USS Trustee Board to address the scheme’s substantial deficit.

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