Testimonials


“This was the most hard-hitting thought-provoking conference I have attended since joining HE.”

Delegate from our Tackling Violence, Harassment and Hate Crime Conference 2019


“An excellent event. High quality sessions and networking. I couldn't recommend more highly.”

Delegate from our 2019 International Higher Education Forum


“This is my first attendance to Universities UK as I am new to the HE sector. This first experience has been remarkable, and I am taking a lot of learning with me from this event.”

Delegate from our Tackling Violence, Harassment and Hate Crime Conference 2019


“The Universities UK conference provided a broad range of interesting and relevant speakers on topics that were both thought-provoking and topical.”

Delegate from our Enhancing the Student Experience Conference 2019


“In my opinion the IHEF is the most important international conference in the UK. It's an unmatched mix of high-profile speakers, opinion and debate relevant to international HE.”

Delegate from our 2019 International Higher Education Forum


“A very useful day, which will have real relevance back at the office.”

Delegate from our 2019 Crisis Communications Masterclass 


“Excellent organisation, content and networking opportunities. Highly recommended.”

Delegate from our Enhancing the Student Experience Conference 2019


“An excellent day with a diverse range of speakers and some brilliant takeaways to share with our team. Really informative day – thank you!” 

Delegate from our Graduate Employability and Skills Conference 2019


“Always great!!!”

Delegate from our Student Mental Wellbeing Conference 2019


“Excellent rage of speaker reflecting a range of research, pedagogical experiences and student support issues with a clear focus, alongside the lived experience of many participants.”

Delegate from our Student Mental Wellbeing Conference 2019

 Our team

Portrait of Esther Dudley

Esther Dudley

Head of Events and Engagement
Universities UK

 Blog

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.