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Universities boost private and public sectors

11 June 2015
A report published today by Universities UK reveals the extent to which universities are boosting the economy, regional growth and jobs.

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Universities UK statement regarding academic boycotts and academic freedom

3 June 2015
The board of Universities UK is committed to the free exchange of ideas between universities and between academics, regardless of nationality or location.

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University vice-chancellors lead delegation to Brussels

13 April 2015
​A delegation of university leaders met with European policy-makers and influencers in Brussels to discuss important European Union policy that will affect UK universities.

Promoting freedom of speech and ensuring safety on campus

2 April 2015
Universities are committed to the free exchange of ideas and are the natural place where any lawful ideas can be voiced and debated.

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Response to new IFS report on student funding

27 March 2015
Our response to the latest report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies on the student funding system in England.

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Response to Labour announcement on tuition fees

27 February 2015
Our response to the Labour party announcement today on university tuition fees in England.

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Universities UK backs business leaders’ letter on visas and international graduates

23 February 2015
We welcomed a letter from business leaders highlighting the benefits to the UK of attracting and holding on to skilled international graduates.

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Updated guidance to universities on student mental health

13 February 2015
The guidance is for senior leaders and managers in universities, to support them in promotion of mental wellbeing.

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Report calls for reforms to higher education regulation

12 February 2015
Due to student funding and other changes to higher education in recent years, the current system of regulation is becoming outdated and reform is needed.

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Universities UK board highlights concerns with £6,000 tuition fees proposal

2 February 2015
A letter from our board published in The Times newspaper highlighting concerns with the proposal to reduce the cap on undergraduate tuition fees in England from £9,000 to £6,000.

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Jo Hindle

Jo Hindle

Head of Media
Universities UK

Luke Lambert

Luke Lambert

Press and Social Media Officer
Universities UK

Clara Plackett

Clara Plackett

Senior Press and Social Media Officer
Universities UK