Press releases

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Student vaccination – a sector statement

28 July 2021
​University leaders are encouraging new and existing students to take up the opportunity to get fully vaccinated as soon as possible.

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Universities offering support through results season

22 July 2021
University leaders say their institutions are ready to help the growing number of students applying to university this summer and that students should continue to be ambitious with their study choices.

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Universities vital to nation's health and wellbeing recovery says Dame Katherine Grainger

13 July 2021
One of the UK's most decorated Olympians is backing MadeAtUni: Energising Places – launched today by UUK and BUCS to highlight the role universities play in improving lives through sport and physical activity.

UUK responds to valuable feedback from Student Academic Experience Survey

24 June 2021
UUK has responded to the HEPI / Advance HE Student Academic Experience Survey

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USS employers back changes to the pension scheme

15 June 2021
Employers in the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) are backing a series of proposals for medium and long-term reform of the pension scheme.

UUK response to government announcement on new fund for higher technical courses

11 June 2021
UUK has responded to the government’s announcement of a multi-million-pound investment to allow more people to gain higher level technical skills

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Universities boosting academic skills and wellbeing of Year 13s

9 June 2021
​Universities are stepping up efforts to support the education and wellbeing of Year 13s transitioning to higher education this autumn.

University partnerships will help UK build back better faster

27 May 2021
​A new report is predicting that thousands of jobs, new businesses, and prosperity will be created across the UK through university collaborations with employers, local government, and other partners.

Admissions reform must not leave students marooned without proper careers support

13 May 2021
UUK has published its response to the UK government's consultation on Post-Qualifications Admissions.

UUK response to the Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill

12 May 2021
UUK has responded to the government's free speech measures.

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Steven Jefferies

Steven Jefferies

Head of Media
Universities UK

Eloise Phillips

Eloise Phillips

Media Officer
Universities UK

Clara Plackett

Clara Plackett

Senior Media Officer
Universities UK