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​Previous Universities UK events from recent months. 

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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.

Turning words into actions: Eliminating racism and racial inequality in higher education

14 Jul 2020, 15:30 - 16:30
This webinar will look at how institutions can effectively respond to racism and racial inequality, and take action to identify and implement change, and embed this across their university.

Covid-19: safety, health and wellbeing of students and staff webinar series

10 Jun - 31 Jul 2020, 09:00 - 16:00
A series of webinars by UUK will shine a spotlight on the immediate and longer-term impacts of Covid-19 on the safety, health and wellbeing of students and staff in HE.

Addressing the impact of Covid-19 on student progression and retention

4 Jun 2020, 11:00 - 12:00
Free webinar exploring the impact of Covid-19 on student retention and progression.

An agile response to Covid-19: how Australian universities are adapting to a global  crisis

4 Jun 2020, 09:00 - 10:00
In partnership with Nous Group, this webinar will share insights into the Australian higher education sector’s response to Covid-19. Vice-chancellors at the University of Sydney and University of Wollongong will bring institutional perspectives.

Delivering virtual careers services and online support during Covid-19

2 Jun 2020, 11:00 - 12:00
How can universities move their careers services online to better support students for the challenges ahead amidst Covid-19? A free webinar.

Mental health and Covid-19: #WeAreTogether

21 May 2020, 11:00 - 12:00
How can we support student and staff mental health during Covid-19? A free webinar exploring this very issue.

​Is internationalisation sustainable? Addressing the challenges and finding solutions

5 May 2020, 09:00 - 16:30
Internationalisation has become a fundamental part of how the UK higher education sector operates and is a large factor in its success. But can universities really continue to internationalise as they have been doing?

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A ‘whole university approach’ to wellbeing: meeting the challenges of Covid-19

22 July 2020
Dr Hannah Friend and Dr Diana Beech explain how having a recently-developed wellbeing strategy in place helped the University of Warwick respond to the challenges of Covid-19.

Laptop, phone and tablet, at home studying

Covid-19 silver linings: how the pandemic has increased opportunities for disabled university students

15 July 2020
AbilityNet's Amy Low explains how new ways of working brought about by the pandemic have resulted in improvements in accessibility and inclusion for disabled university students.

The Royal Liver Building on the Mersey River

Culture in the age of Covid-19: why universities must take centre stage

10 July 2020
Professor Dinah Birch sets out how the University of Liverpool has ensured cultural experiences in the city remain on offer to communities during lockdown.