Previous events

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Previous Universities UK events from recent months. 

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Security and risk management in higher education: protecting universities from hostile actors

11 Nov - 12 Nov 2020, 09:30 - 16:30
This two-day online event organised by UUK is dedicated to helping universities protect their research, education activities and other expertise, without reducing the impact and reach of your institution.

Erasmus+ and preparing for the end of the transition period

5 Nov 2020, 14:00 - 15:00
This webinar to help higher education institutions prepare for the end of the transition period in case we have a no-negotiated outcome.

Preparing for UK domestic alternatives to Horizon Europe

4 Nov 2020, 14:00 - 15:00
This webinar aims to help higher education institutions prepare for the possible scenario in which there is no negotiated Free Trade Agreement between the UK and the EU by 1 of January 2021.

Improving student retention 2020

4 Nov - 5 Nov 2020, 09:30 - 16:30
A two-day online conference delving into the innovations and new best practice surrounding retention, as well as the knowledge you need to approach the challenge of student retention in your own institution.

Immigration rules in the UK from 1 January onwards: What universities and students need to know

3 Nov 2020, 14:00 - 14:45
From 01 January 2021, the UK’s new points-based immigration system will come into effect. In this webinar we will give an overview of the key changes.

End of the transition period: What do universities need to know to prepare?

28 Oct 2020, 14:00 - 15:00
Universities UK International would like to welcome you back for another webinar on the UK’s departure from the EU.

COVID-19 higher education-public health webinar series

1 Oct - 13 Oct 2020, 13:00 - 14:00
For university COVID19 leads, PHE Regional Directors, PHE Health Protection Teams, Local Authority Directors of Public Health to support local university-public health partnerships.

Universities and Colleges and the Industrial Strategy

22 Sep 2020, 15:00 - 16:00
​This free webinar is the launch of the Universities and Colleges and the Industrial Strategy report by Universities UK and the Industrial Strategy Council.

Supporting graduates: the class of 2020

28 Jul 2020, 11:00 - 12:00
This webinar by UUK and AGCAS will explore what the employment prospects are for The Class of 2020, and what strategies institutions have adopted to support the careers and employability of their graduates.

The Knowledge Exchange Concordat Evaluation Process (in England)

23 Jul 2020, 14:00 - 15:30
​The second webinar in the knowledge exchange concordat series will be taking place on Thursday 23rd July at 14:00 - 15:30. This event will be a consultative session on the proposed KE concordat evaluation process in England.

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Esther Dudley

Head of Events and Engagement
Universities UK

Blogs

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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.

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Student reviews tell the story of 2020

1 March 2021
​After studying more than 16,000 student reviews, Paul Humphreys, Founder and CEO at StudentCrowd, looks at how students have been experiencing university this year.

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Going the extra mile to embrace LGBT+ equality in higher education

10 February 2021
This LGBT+ History Month, the University of Birmingham’s Dr Sammy Li reflects on progress that has been made by universities to support LGBT+ equality and looks at what more must be done to ensure no one is left behind.