Previous events

​Previous Universities UK events from recent months. 

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Fair admissions conference

24 Feb 2021, 09:30 - 16:00
This one-day, online conference will explore the Fair Admissions Review, as well as its recommendations, in-depth.

The role of universities in tackling the climate emergency

3 Feb - 4 Feb 2021, 09:30 - 16:30
What can universities do to tackle the climate emergency? Two-day, online conference exploring this issue with a view for providing you actionable steps that your institution can take to become more sustainable.

Degree apprenticeships 2021 conference

27 Jan 2021, 09:30 - 16:25
One-day online conference exploring how can we build momentum to make sure that degree apprenticeships remain on the agenda.

EU-UK future relationship webinar

14 Jan 2021, 14:00 - 15:00
Depending on the outcome of the negotiations, this webinar will run you through the latest available information

Research and innovation conference 2020

9 Dec - 10 Dec 2020, 09:30 - 16:30
Covid-19 has and will impact the future of UK research in many different ways. How can the sector best position itself both to support the UK recover and capitalise on new opportunities?

Marketing and communications in higher education: the new normal

2 Dec - 3 Dec 2020, 09:30 - 17:00
Covid-19 has definitively reshaped higher education forever. How can marketing and communications staff help their university navigate this unprecedented landscape?

Go International conference 2020: the future of mobility

26 Nov 2020, 10:00 - 14:10
Join partners from Universities UK International's Go International: Stand Out campaign to explore new pathways to mobility and share ways to support students to gain international experience in uncertain times.

Improving student access and success in a Covid-19 world

25 Nov - 26 Nov 2020, 09:30 - 16:30
Universities are under intense financial constraints. Under these circumstances, how can we ensure that access remains on the agenda, and make the most of existing networks and resources?

Covid-19 and mental health in higher education

18 Nov - 19 Nov 2020, 09:30 - 16:30
How can institutions embed a whole university approach to mental health to support for students and staff during Covid-19?

 Our team

Esther Dudley

Head of Events and Engagement
Universities UK

 Blog

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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.