universities play a crucial role in the nation’s health and wellbeing – from
training the next generation of health professionals to the life-saving
research carried out in our laboratories – and we are committed to supporting
the national effort to protect and serve the public and local communities
during these unprecedented times.
are exceptional measures for exceptional circumstances, and universities will
do everything they can to support those health students who are ready to work
in the NHS ahead of their graduation. Right now universities and professional
bodies are working with government, the regulators and the NHS to ensure
that students are protected, prepared and are clear about the expectations upon
Universities UK is the collective voice of 136
universities in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Its mission
is to create the conditions for UK universities to be the best in the
world; maximising their positive impact locally, nationally and globally.
Universities UK acts on behalf of universities, represented by their heads
of institution. Visit: www.universitiesuk.ac.uk