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Universities UK response to Spending Review announcement

25 November 2015
We welcome the protection of science funding in real terms. It recognises the crucial role of science and research to economic growth.

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Universities UK response to Nurse review of research councils

19 November 2015
New analysis finds there is currently an undersupply of graduates that will continue into the foreseeable future.

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New taskforce set up to look at violence, harassment and hate crime affecting university students

17 November 2015
The taskforce will be to bring together students, university experts and external organisations to consider the current evidence, what universities are currently doing to address these issues and what more needs to be done.

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Universities UK signs statement of good practice on student protection

11 November 2015
The statement brings together good practice on how higher education providers need to work with their students when courses change or close, offering them alternative courses or arranging transfers where appropriate.

Universities UK backs committee call for increase in science funding

9 November 2015
Universities UK has responded to a report from the Science & Technology Committee calling on government to increase science spending.

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Universities UK response to government green paper on higher education

6 November 2015
We welcome the green paper’s emphasis on protecting the interests of students and demonstrating the value of a university education.

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Universities UK response to Hepi report on part-time higher education

29 October 2015
HEPI’s report shows that part time study matters to students, universities and to the wider economy, and universities have a crucial role in supporting lifelong learning.

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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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