Upcoming events

We run a number of events throughout the year providing timely and valuable information to the higher education sector.

We use our events programme to formulate and affect policy, influence decision makers and raise the profile of key issues in higher education.

Most of our events are held at Woburn House Conference Centre, our suite of events spaces in central London.

To keep up to date with our events programme sign up for the UUK Bulletin.​

Political affairs in higher education forum 2021

19 May - 20 May 2021, 09:30 - 16:30
This online conference will focus on the policy challenges facing higher education, how you can influence policy, and the tools you need to effect political and policy change.

Employability and skills conference 2021

16 Jun - 17 Jun 2021, 09:30 - 16:30
This event will explore what skills will be most needed for students to thrive in the future workforce, as well as scan the horizon for the new opportunities that the increased adoption of online and remote working present.

Enhancing the student experience 2021

23 Jun - 24 Jun 2021, 09:30 - 16:30
This event will look at how to build on the experience of students, and explore new opportunities to ensure that your student experience strategy is ever evolving to meet the needs of a changing landscape.

Report launch: short-term mobility, long-term impact

24 Jun 2021, 14:00 - 15:45
Join UUKi and partners on 24 June for the launch of a report on the impact of short-term mobility programmes.

Transnational education conference 2021+: reviewing the role of TNE in tackling global challenges

3 Nov - 4 Nov 2021, 09:00 - 14:00
UUKi’s transnational education conference returns on 3 and 4 November. You can register your interest here and be the first to find out when tickets are available.

 Our team

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Esther Dudley

Head of Events and Engagement
Universities UK

 Blog

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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.

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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.