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Universities UK response to government changes

15 July 2016
Universities UK has commented on the new government changes that will see the Department for Education taking over responsibility for higher education in England.

Universities UK response to publication of UCAS university equality reports

9 June 2016
Universities UK's response to the publication of new UCAS equality reports for individual universities. The reports show how likely UK students are to be offered a place and enter university, split by the sex, ethnic group, and background.

Our President, Dame Julia Goodfellow

Response to government Higher Education White Paper

16 May 2016
Dame Julia Goodfellow, President of Universities UK: 'We support the government's aim to protect the interests of students, increase fairness and demonstrate the value of a university education.'

House of Lords

Response to Lords report on impact of EU membership on UK science

20 April 2016
The UK is a leading voice in the development of EU science policy, but could lose this influence in the event of a vote to leave.

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Response to IFS report on graduate earnings

13 April 2016
The research found that graduates from richer family backgrounds earn significantly more after graduation than their poorer counterparts.

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Degree apprenticeships have potential to fill skills gaps

15 March 2016
​​​​New degree apprenticeships have the potential to help fill skills gaps and meet employers’ needs, according to a report from Universities UK (UUK).

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Joint article by Maria Miller MP and Nicola Dandridge on International Women's Day

8 March 2016
This year the campaign theme is about how we can all pledge to take a concrete step to help achieve gender equality more quickly: whether that is in the social, economic or political sphere.

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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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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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