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UUK President receives damehood in New Year's Honours list

30 December 2017
Congratulations to Universities UK President, Professor Janet Beer, who has been recognised with a Damehood for her services to equality and diversity and to higher education in the New Year’s Honours list.

Twenty three universities join student visa pilot

18 December 2017
Universities UK commented today on the news that the Home Office is to extend the scheme which streamlines the process for international Masters students wanting to study in the UK.

Boards give green light for the new single sector agency

15 December 2017
The Boards of the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU), the Higher Education Academy (HEA), Leadership Foundation for Higher Education (LFHE) have formally and unanimously resolved to merge.

National health and social care workforce strategy

14 December 2017
Universities UK has responded to the publication of the draft national workforce strategy 'Facing the Facts, Shaping the Future, A health and care workforce strategy for England to 2027'.

Response to government's new social mobility strategy

14 December 2017
Universities UK response to the launch of the government's new action plan for improving social mobility through education.

Meeting with Minister about senior pay at universities

13 December 2017
Universities UK met the Universities Minister today to discuss senior pay at universities. The meeting covered the Committee for University Chairs' (CUC) fair remuneration code, due for consultation in January.

Initial Brexit deal good news for universities

8 December 2017
Universities UK has welcomed the initial Brexit agreement, but stressed that phase two of the negotiations will be hugely important for universities.

The Brightest Minds

Top European researchers need certainty about their futures in the UK

5 December 2017
The UK could lose some of its brightest minds who are conducting life-changing research unless they receive long-term clarity from the Brexit negotiations.

International technicians vital for UK science and innovation

4 December 2017
Leading health charities, higher education organisations and science campaign groups today came together to tell government a post-Brexit immigration regime must ensure the UK can continue to recruit highly trained technical staff.

Universities have crucial role in improving young people’s mental health

4 December 2017
Response to the government's green paper on children and young people's mental health support.

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