Previous events

​Previous Universities UK events from recent months. 

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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?

#IHEFonline: Is it possible to have a green international strategy?

24 Apr 2020, 09:30 - 10:30
Part of #IHEFonline, this live online seminar will look at the challenges inherent in, and potential solutions to, balancing internationalisation programmes with climate policy.

#IHEFonline: ​Managing risk - assessing hidden risks in transnational education operations

22 Apr 2020, 12:00 - 13:00
Part of #IHEFonline, this live online seminar will look at the risks and opportunities inherent in transnational education operations, and how to navigate between the two.

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International higher education forum online

20 Apr - 24 Apr 2020, 09:00 - 17:00
Now in its eighth edition, our flagship annual conference on all things international in higher education is back.

Tackling violence, harassment and hate incidents

11 Mar 2020, 09:30 - 17:00
Our annual tackling violence, harassment and hate incidents conference will explore a number of key issues, looking at the progress made, and scoping what more there is to do.

TNE 4.0: Technology and TNE

27 Feb 2020, 10:30 - 16:00
Join UUKi and Jisc for a day full of sessions on approaches to ensure your TNE operations are technologically suited to embrace Industry 4.0.

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Esther Dudley

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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.