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Supporting the national effort

Universities are vital in supporting their local communities and the nation in the effort to fight Covid-19. They are helping organisations in many different ways, from providing the NHS with the workforce and equipment it needs, to providing open access online courses to the wider community.

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How universities can support the national effort

UUK is collating, co-ordinating and communicating calls for support from national organisations to universities.
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#WeAreTogether

A campaign to showcase all the ways universities are helping the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic

News

Celebrities, politicians and business leaders highlight vital role of university graduates

30 July 2020
Organised by Universities UK for the first time, National Graduates Day recognises the remarkable efforts of this year's graduates, whose final months at university have been affected by Covid-19.

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Universities agree further measures to tackle grade inflation

21 July 2020
​Universities from across the UK have agreed new principles to tackle grade inflation.

UUK response to government's higher education restructuring plan

16 July 2020
Universities UK has responded to the government's announcement on the higher education restructuring plan