International research collaboration after Brexit report

International research collaboration after the UK leaves the European Union

Report
25 April 2017
International collaboration is integral to creating world class research with impact, and it is vital that UK-based researchers have the ability, support and resources to collaborate with the best partners – wherever they may be.

Industrial strategy regional briefings

The industrial strategy and universities: regional briefings

18 April 2017
At the local and regional level, universities support growth by providing and creating jobs, and leading on local economic and social issues.

Response to 'Building our industrial strategy: green paper, January 2017'

Consultations and responses
18 April 2017
The UK’s universities have a central role to play in the development of the government’s modern industrial strategy, and are essential to the UK’s productivity performance and long-term economic growth.

HERB – Lords second reading

Parliamentary briefing: Lords Amendment 156 to the Higher Education and Research Bill

Briefing
7 April 2017
Our briefing for MPs ahead of the Higher Education and Research Bill returning to the House of Commons for the consideration of Lords amendments, focusing on Amendment 150 regarding international students and staff.

Horizon 2020: Interim Evaluation - UUKi's Submission January 2017

3 April 2017
UUKi's response to the European Commission's public consultation on the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020.

Erasmus+: Interim Evaluation - UUKi's Submission March 2017

3 April 2017
Following the introduction of Erasmus+ in 2014, The European Commission is carrying out an Interim Evaluation of the programme. The experience of 50 UK institutions are summarised in this response.

Singaporean private education sector: Regulatory reform

24 March 2017
This information note sets out a series of changes to the regulation of the private education sector in Singapore, introduced by the Committee for Private Education (CPE) in October 2016.

Consultation response front cover

Response to the UK funding councils consultation on the second Research Excellence Framework

Consultations and responses
23 March 2017
We welcome the recognition by the funders that the Research Excellence Framework's (REF) primary focus is identifying research excellence, and is not intended to become an audit of all research produced in UK universities.

HERB – Lords second reading

Parliamentary briefing: Ensuring sufficiency of supply in trainee teachers in England

Briefing
20 March 2017
Briefing for parliamentarians setting out the important role universities play in the training of new teachers, with recommendations about how to address some current issues with teacher recruitment, retention and professional development.

PhD Student Outward Mobility: Perceived Barriers and Benefits

Report
17 March 2017
Findings of a focus group on PhD student outward mobility structured around four broad themes: motivations and perceived benefits of mobility; perceived challenges and barriers to mobility; attitudes to mobility and information, communication and support.