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​Previous Universities UK events from recent months. 

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Improving student retention 2018

12 Jun 2018, 09:00 - 18:00
This one-day conference will give delegates a full understanding of the policy landscape surrounding retention, as well as the knowledge you need to approach the challenge of student retention in your own institution.

Graduate employability and skills: designing and implementing your institutional strategy 2018

17 May 2018, 09:30 - 16:30
Discuss the policy landscape surrounding graduate employability and skills, and the wider skills agenda, examine the impact of policy developments on your institution and to develop your strategy with policy makers, influencers and colleagues.

Understanding, preventing and responding to student suicide

24 Apr 2018, 09:30 - 15:30
A one-day seminar that will give delegates a better understanding of student suicide and ways of preventing and responding to it. Delegates will hear research and case studies from leaders within and outside of the sector.

Political affairs in higher education forum 2018

19 Apr 2018, 09:30 - 16:30
This event provides a unique opportunity for policy and public affairs professionals working in higher education and associated organisations to discuss the most relevant issues currently facing the sector.

Strategic fundraising for leaders in higher education 2018

27 Mar 2018, 09:30 - 17:30
A joint Universities UK and CASE Europe senior-level conference on how to develop and boost philanthropy in higher education institutions. ​

Innovation and excellence in teaching and learning 2018

20 Mar 2018, 09:30 - 16:30
​​​A national one-day conference to examine innovative teaching and learning practice, and what we really mean by 'teaching excellence'.

International Higher Education Forum 2018: thriving in a shifting global environment

14 Mar 2018, 09:30 - 16:30
Hear from experienced sector professionals, government, and senior representatives from UK and overseas partner organisations and explore trends, new developments and how to craft strategy during this period of unprecedented uncertainty.

Student mental wellbeing: current priorities and future challenges

6 Mar 2018, 09:30 - 16:30
UUK and the Mental Wellbeing in Higher Education Working Group (MWBHE) are proud to announce the 5th Student mental wellbeing conference will be held on 6 March 2018 at Woburn House.

Degree apprenticeships: making the most of the opportunities

21 Feb 2018, 09:30 - 16:30
Gain a full understanding of the policy landscape and a clear idea of how to implement degree apprenticeships in their institution.

Enhancing the international student experience seminar

14 Dec 2017, 09:30 - 15:30
A one-day seminar for people in the higher education sector who are interested in or responsible for enhancing the international student experience.

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 Blog

Tackling ethnicity attainment gaps – we want to hear from you

6 June 2018
Baroness Valerie Amos, Director of SOAS, discusses the launch of a major drive by UUK and the NUS to improve the attainment and university experience of black and minority ethnic students across the UK.

Managing grade inflation and demonstrating student improvement

1 June 2018
UUK's William Hammonds provides an update on UUK's work with QAA, GuildHE and the UKSCQA to explore how to address concerns around grade inflation.

Higher education: a diverse range of opportunities for everyone

8 May 2018
UUK's Dan Hurley on the wide range of opportunities higher education provides, and what the Office for Students can do to help universities make further progress on social mobility.