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Universities back staying in Europe

27 July 2015
Universities UK have launched their Universities for Europe campaign to highlight how the UK’s membership of the European Union enhances university research and education, and benefits British people, the economy and our society.

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Report looks at whether universities are producing graduates with the right data skills

13 July 2015
Ensuring the supply of analytical talent in the UK will require changes in schools, as well as universities, and demand for analysts cannot be addressed by producing more graduates from existing courses.

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Response to emergency Budget

8 July 2015
Universities UK has responded to the Budget which included news that maintenance grants for students in England will be replaced by loans.

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Universities UK calls for enhanced financial support for students living costs and inflationary link for tuition fee cap in England

1 July 2015
Universities UK has called on government to upgrade the tuition fee cap in England in line with inflation and for financial support for students’ living costs to be improved.

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Response to higher education minister’s speech at Universities UK

1 July 2015
Universities UK responded today to a speech from the higher education Minister Jo Johnson MP.

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Response to HEFCE consultation on new approach to quality assessment in higher education

29 June 2015
Effective quality assessment will continue to play a central role in securing our global reputation and providing assurances to students, the government, and the public more widely.

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Universities UK launches new video on the value of universities

26 June 2015
Universities UK has launched a new animated video highlighting the role universities play in transforming lives through education and research and how universities help boost jobs, skills and productivity in all parts of the UK.

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Universities set out case for investment pre-Budget

25 June 2015
In the run-up to the emergency Budget on 8 July and the spending review in the autumn, Universities UK has called on government to invest in higher education and research.

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Response to NCTL announcement on teacher training places

23 June 2015
Joint Universities UK-GuildHE statement on the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) announcement on changes to the allocations process for initial teacher training (ITT) places for 2016 to 2017.

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Universities UK response to ombudsman report on student complaints

18 June 2015
Universities UK has responded to the publication of the Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education (OIA) annual report for 2014.

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Gareth Morgan

Gareth Morgan

Media Relations Manager
Universities UK

Clara Plackett

Clara Plackett

Press and Social Media Officer
Universities UK