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Pensions

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

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.

Immigration

We want to see an immigration system that helps universities to attract international students and highly skilled staff to study and work in the UK.

Reports

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

Latest​​​​​

Blog

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Presenting university income and spending to students

21 October 2019
David Phoenix on the importance of universities presenting their financial information to students.

Brexit will impact the UK’s world-leading research – but only if we let it

14 October 2019
With the 31 October Brexit deadline looming, the threats it poses to the UK’s research capacity can still be resolved, writes Professor Hilary Pilkington.

News

Universities UK pledges new support for universities to take urgent action on tackling racial harassment

23 October 2019
Responding to the Equality and Human Rights Commission report on racial harassment in higher education, UUK has pledged to lead-cross sector action to support universities to take effective and urgent steps to prevent and respond to racial harassment

Universities take action to better explain to students how their fee income is spent

22 October 2019
A new guide published today will help universities better explain to students how fee income, and other sources of income, are spent.

Events

Brexit Readiness Roadshow

21 Oct - 28 Oct 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

Tackling racial harassment

30 Oct 2019, 09:30 - 16:00