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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.​

Brexit Webinar Series – What’s next for EU & UK science and education?

17 Jan 2019, 13:30 - 14:30
UUKi will host the third instalment of our Brexit Webinar series.

Enhancing the student experience

5 Feb 2019, 09:30 - 16:30
Following the success of 2017’s event, Universities UK will bring together sector leaders to look at how to continue to enhance the student experience, especially in the current climate.

Degree apprenticeships in 2019

26 Feb 2019, 09:30 - 16:30
This full-day seminar will give you a chance to listen to and engage with the current challenges and opportunities surrounding degree apprenticeships.

Student mental wellbeing: policy into practice 2019

14 Mar 2019, 09:30 - 17:00
Join us for the 6th annual mental health and wellbeing conference in partnership with The Mental Wellbeing in Higher Education working group.

International higher education forum 2019

27 Mar 2019, 09:30 - 17:00
Education as soft power; education as foreign policy; education for international development…

Graduate employability and skills 2019

8 May 2019, 09:30 - 17:00
As the job market gets more and more competitive and employers are increasingly selective, with graduates competing with those from alternative pathways to work, we need to ask, 'how do we support student and graduate skills development?'

 Our team

Esther Dudley

Head of Events and Engagement
Universities UK

Hazel Kwatia

Hazel Kwatia

Senior Events Officer
Universities UK

Sanaa Busaidy-Hubert

Sanaa Busaidy-Hubert

Events Producer
Universities UK

Nuzhat Fatima

Nuzhat Fatima

Events Assistant
Universities UK

 Blog

How universities can help solve the UK’s shortage of nurses

14 December 2018
The Royal College of Nursing's Lara Carmona explains how, with the right investment, universities can help to solve the UK's nursing shortage.

Auschwitz

Tackling hate crime in higher education: lessons from Auschwitz

11 December 2018
Professor Julia Buckingham, Vice-Chancellor of Brunel University London, on how her participation in the first ever 'Lessons from Auschwitz' programme has intensified her commitment to tackle hate crime in all its forms.

Exploring solutions to ethnicity attainment gaps – one university's experience

5 December 2018
Professor Sir Chris Husbands, Vice-Chancellor of Sheffield Hallam University, shares recent experience of his institution's efforts to tackle the BAME attainment gap.