Previous events

​Previous Universities UK events from recent months. 

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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?

Security and risk management in higher education: protecting universities from hostile actors

11 Nov - 12 Nov 2020, 09:30 - 16:30
This two-day online event organised by UUK is dedicated to helping universities protect their research, education activities and other expertise, without reducing the impact and reach of your institution.

Erasmus+ and preparing for the end of the transition period

5 Nov 2020, 14:00 - 15:00
This webinar to help higher education institutions prepare for the end of the transition period in case we have a no-negotiated outcome.

Preparing for UK domestic alternatives to Horizon Europe

4 Nov 2020, 14:00 - 15:00
This webinar aims to help higher education institutions prepare for the possible scenario in which there is no negotiated Free Trade Agreement between the UK and the EU by 1 of January 2021.

Improving student retention 2020

4 Nov - 5 Nov 2020, 09:30 - 16:30
A two-day online conference delving into the innovations and new best practice surrounding retention, as well as the knowledge you need to approach the challenge of student retention in your own institution.

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Esther Dudley

Head of Events and Engagement
Universities UK

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Are we living in a post-LGBTQ+ rights age?

9 June 2021
This Pride month Sebastian Bromelow calls on the higher education sector to “make some noise”, embracing a history of rebellious thoughts and actions by not only celebrating the successes of the LGBTQ+ community but also responding to challenges.

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‘What’s good for the city is good for the university’: higher education’s vital role in the post-Covid recovery

27 May 2021
Reflecting on his role as chairperson of Bradford Metropolitan District Council’s Economic Covid-19 Recovery Board, Professor Zahir Irani outlines why universities must play a key role in the country’s post-pandemic recovery.

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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.