Previous events

​Previous Universities UK events from recent months. 

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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.

Graduate employability and skills

8 May 2019, 09:30 - 16:15
As the job market gets more and more competitive and employers are increasingly selective, with graduates competing with those from alternative pathways to work, we need to ask, 'how do we support student and graduate skills development?'

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Esther Dudley

Head of Events and Engagement
Universities UK

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Local artist Nicole Mollett running a workshop for her ‘Graphic Novel for Luton’ project

How universities can attract vital regeneration and development funding for their regions

8 July 2021
Dr Nick Lancaster, Director of Innovation & Enterprise at the University of Bedfordshire, outlines how universities are the ideal conduit for regional regeneration through collaborative research and development.

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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.