Higher Education and Research Bill: Second Reading

Briefing
19 July 2016
Universities UK’s briefing for MPs ahead of the Second Reading debate on 19 July 2016. ​​​

Universities UK response to the Teaching Excellence Framework technical consultation for year two

12 July 2016
Universities UK welcomes the government’s commitment to encouraging excellent practice in teaching and learning through the introduction of the Teaching Excellence Framework. Here we set out a number of areas where we recommend further consideration.

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Parliamentary briefing: key issues for universities resulting from the vote to leave the EU

Briefing
4 July 2016
The latest parliamentary briefing from Universities UK, detailing the key issues for universities following the outcome of the EU referendum.

The scale and scope of UK higher education transnational education

The scale and scope of UK higher education transnational education

Report
29 June 2016
A report to showcase the great breadth and variety of models and partnerships in the UK's outgoing higher education transnational education, providing evidence for institutions and policy makers.

Taskforce to examine violence against women, harassment and hate crime affecting university students: progress report no. 3

23 June 2016
Report of the third meeting of the taskforce to examine violence against women, harassment and hate crime affecting university students, on 10 June 2016.

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Information note 39: Saudi Arabia update

Report
20 June 2016
Information on the recent change of leadership in the Ministry of Education, ongoing changes to national scholarship funds, and the publication of the Saudi Arabia - 'Vision 2030' and the National Development Programme 2020.

June 2016 Malaysia and Vietnam delegation report

Report
20 June 2016
​From 13-17 June a delegation of 11 representatives of the UK higher education sector and the British Council visited Malaysia and Vietnam, meeting with Government ministries, UK representatives and institutions.

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Information note 38: Syrian refugee crisis

Report
18 June 2016
There is a need to coordinate the UK higher education sector’s response to the Syrian refugee crisis, in order to align it with the needs of those affected.

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Information note 37: International credit mobility round two

Report
16 June 2016
Following the first round of the 2016 call to apply, there is still budget available in six of the twelve budget envelopes for which institutions can apply.

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Economic impact on the UK of EU research funding to UK universities

Report
10 June 2016
EU research funding generates more than 19,000 jobs across the UK, £1.86 billion for the UK economy and contributes more than £1 billion to GDP, according to this report produced for Universities UK by Viewforth Consulting.