Dan Hurley

Daniel Hurley
Universities UK
Policy Manager

Dan is a Policy Manager overseeing two work programmes – the first being Brexit, which involves ensuring that universities are best placed to address the many challenges but also maximise on any opportunities resulting from the UK’s decision to leave the EU, covering a range of issues from mobility and collaboration, through to funding.

Dan is also UUK’s lead on Social Mobility, Widening Access and Participation, which involves influencing policy and decision makers to help create the right conditions that will support the sector to further improve on its work to reduce the gaps that exist in access, attainment, and graduate outcomes among various underrepresented groups of students.

Blog

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Are we living in a post-LGBTQ+ rights age?

9 June 2021
This Pride month Sebastian Bromelow calls on the higher education sector to “make some noise”, embracing a history of rebellious thoughts and actions by not only celebrating the successes of the LGBTQ+ community but also responding to challenges.

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What progress have we made since the launch of #ClosingTheGap?

11 May 2021
Two years after the publication of the #ClosingTheGap report, Amatey Doku looks at progress that has been made to close UK universities’ ethnicity degree awarding gaps and what more must be done.