Universities UK is the collective voice of 140 universities in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

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Government decision on student returns in England 'hugely disappointing for students'

13 April 2021
UUK's response to the government's decision to delay further student returns until at least 17 May 2021.

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Joint letter from UUK, Student Minds and NUS on student returns

11 April 2021
With student and young people’s wellbeing at risk, universities are keen to ensure that students can experience the positive learning and wellbeing benefits of returning to Covid-safe campuses for the summer term.

 Blog

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We are together: students supporting the national effort against Covid-19

12 March 2021
Over the past year, staff and students at UK universities have played a vital role in fighting Covid-19 through research and supporting their local communities. Here, three students from across the UK share their stories.

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What’s Up With Everyone? Starting a conversation about students’ mental health

4 March 2021
​This University Mental Health Day, Professor Paul Crawford of the University of Nottingham discusses the new campaign What’s Up With Everyone? and explains why it is so important to support students’ mental health literacy.

 Events

Closing ethnicity awarding gaps

12 May - 13 May 2021, 09:30 - 16:30

Political affairs in higher education forum 2021

19 May - 20 May 2021, 09:30 - 16:30

Our work

We help to maintain the world-leading strength of the UK university sector.


Pensions

We represent higher education employers in discussions on the future of the USS. We are working to make the scheme sustainable while offering the very best pensions that can be afforded.

Immigration

We want to see an immigration system that helps UK universities to attract international students and highly skilled staff from around the world.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

We support and promote life-changing opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds at every university.

Brexit and UK universities

We are working with our members, the university sector and government on the implications for universities and students of the UK's vote to leave the EU.

Reports

We regularly publish reports and briefings​ on a wide range of policy topics and issues affecting universities.