Home > News and blog

Press releases

Person climbing stairs

New fund to increase the number of degree apprenticeships

24 March 2016
We welcome a new multi-million pound fund to increase the number of degree apprenticeships announced by the government.

Taskforce calls for review of Zellick guidelines

17 March 2016
​The taskforce on violence against women, harassment and hate crime affecting university students met to considered the emerging themes for recommendations based on the evidence submitted by a broad range of stakeholders.

Degree apprentices in break out area

Degree apprenticeships have potential to fill skills gaps

15 March 2016
​​​​New degree apprenticeships have the potential to help fill skills gaps and meet employers’ needs, according to a report from Universities UK (UUK).

Two female students laughing

Joint article by Maria Miller MP and Nicola Dandridge on International Women's Day

8 March 2016
This year the campaign theme is about how we can all pledge to take a concrete step to help achieve gender equality more quickly: whether that is in the social, economic or political sphere.

Julia Goodfellow

Response to funding for higher education in England for 2016-17

4 March 2016
We welcomed previously the government’s protection of science funding in real terms. It is good that government continues its commitment to the dual-support system.

​Media enquirie​s

Please email the press office or call 020 7419 5407. 

We run an out-of-hours service for journalists with urgent media enquiries please call 07766 997 091. 

Non ​​media enquiries

Please email info@universitiesuk.ac.uk



Luke Lambert

Luke Lambert

Press and Social Media Officer
Universities UK

Clara Plackett

Clara Plackett

Senior Press and Social Media Officer
Universities UK