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Europe’s university leaders call for urgent Brexit clarification

25 October 2017
​Leaders of European higher education bodies have signed a statement calling on governments across Europe to speed up Brexit negotiations so talks can begin over the future of European research, collaboration, and student mobility.

Janet Beer

UUK President Annual Conference speech: we must stand up and make the case for why universities matter

7 September 2017
The new President of Universities UK (UUK) has said that the sector must do more to engage and to explain the role of universities and 'fight back against negative and inaccurate commentary', if it is to win back the public’s trust.

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New framework for universities to help improve student mental health

1 September 2017
The framework ­– part of Universities UK's programme of work to help improve the mental health and wellbeing of students and staff – is aimed at supporting university leaders to embed good mental health across all university activity.

Response to Labour policy on tuition fees

22 May 2017
If the current tuition fee and income-contingent loan repayment system in England were to be scrapped, the gap would need to be met in full from other sources of public finance.

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Response to government announcement on funding for EU students commencing courses in 2018–19

21 April 2017
Universities UK has responded to the government's confirmation of funding for EU students commencing courses in 2018–19.

Taskforce publishes recommendations to universities on dealing with violence against women and harassment

20 October 2016
Universities UK published recommendations to universities today on dealing with violence against women, harassment and hate crime affecting university students.

New poll – cutting international student numbers will not address public immigration concerns

13 October 2016
International university students are not viewed as immigrants by the majority of the British public and the majority don't want to see numbers reduced, according to a new poll published today.

Universities UK responds to government announcement on fees and financial support for EU students commencing courses in 2017–18

11 October 2016
Responding to the government announcement, Dame Julia Goodfellow, President of Universities UK, said: 'This announcement provides much needed clarity for EU students applying to start courses at English universities in autumn 2017.'

Universities UK response to government Teaching Excellence Framework plans

29 September 2016
Government has published details today of how universities will be rated under the second year of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

Dame Julia Goodfellow

Universities UK President sets out vision for how universities can thrive post-Brexit

7 September 2016
The president of Universities UK (UUK) has said that universities can continue to thrive post-Brexit, given the right support from government.

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