Previous events

​Previous Universities UK events from recent months. 

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Brexit Readiness Roadshow

21 Oct - 28 Oct 2019, 09:00 - 17:00
UUKi secured funds from the BEIS Business Readiness Fund to organise several events for higher education institutions alongside the wider education sector to help prepare for a no-deal exit.

Mental health: A whole university approach

11 Jul 2019, 09:30 - 17:00
What is a 'whole university approach' to mental health? What does this mean in practice? Join us to find out this plus the latest best practice around mental health.

Go International Conference

Go International conference 2019: collaborate to innovate

26 Jun 2019, 09:00 - 16:00
The Go International conference 2019 will focus on how institutions can collaborate across the higher education sector and beyond to create new opportunities for outward student mobility.

Higher Education access and success: Working in collaborative partnerships

19 Jun 2019, 09:30 - 16:30
In partnership with Action on Access, this conference will explore the value and importance of collaborative partnership working in widening participation, access and student success in Higher Education.

The Future Quality Assurance and Regulation of TNE

17 Jun 2019, 10:00 - 16:00
An interactive workshop on the Future Quality Assurance and Regulation of TNE

Tackling online harassment

17 Jun 2019, 09:30 - 17:00
Online harassment and hate crime are increasingly common issues. To this end, we are hosting the Tackling Online Harassment conference, to help you put in place the strategies and practical solutions you need to fight these pernicious trends.

Improving student retention

13 Jun 2019, 09:30 - 17:00
This national conference will provide guidance, share best practice, and inform knowledge of policy developments in student retention.

The BAME Attainment Gap: learning from the student experience

5 Jun 2019, 09:30 - 16:30
Following UUK and the NUS’s report on ‘Black, Asian and minority ethnic student attainment at UK universities: #ClosingtheGap', we are co-hosting with SOAS this one-day conference to focus on next steps in making change happen.

The Rules of Engagement: building political trust and confidence in universities

16 May 2019, 09:30 - 17:00
Together with Wonkhe, we are hosting a one-day event focussing on the policy challenges facing higher education, how you can influence policy, and the tools you need to effect political and policy change.

 Our team

Esther Dudley

Head of Events and Engagement
Universities UK

 Blog

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Funding for adult learners will boost the UK's economic recovery

30 September 2020
UUK's Julie Tam takes a look at the prime minister's announcement of a lifetime skills allowance, and what it means for the economy, society, and individuals.

The grades u-turn caused a ripple effect throughout education – it could be catastrophic for unis

25 August 2020
From over-stretched finances to lack of space and facilities, universities are facing a perfect storm of problems.

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.