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British public proud of the UK's Universities, new poll reveals

15 November 2018
New research from BritainThinks shows the public feel positively towards UK universities by five-to-one – and people overwhelmingly say they would send their children to university given the chance.

Government review is a fantastic opportunity to improve the university system for students

5 September 2018
Government must aim to create a sustainable university funding system in England, which supports learners from all backgrounds to reach their potential.

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Guidance for universities on preventing student suicides

5 September 2018
UUK and PAPYRUS, the UK's national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide, have published new guidance to help university leaders prevent student suicides.

UUK response to Treasury Committee recommendations on government's major review of university funding

UUK response to recommendations on major review of university funding

18 February 2018
UUK responds to the Treasury Committee recommendations on the government’s major review of university funding

Europe’s university leaders call for urgent Brexit clarification

25 October 2017
​Leaders of European higher education bodies have signed a statement calling on governments across Europe to speed up Brexit negotiations so talks can begin over the future of European research, collaboration, and student mobility.

Janet Beer

UUK President Annual Conference speech: we must stand up and make the case for why universities matter

7 September 2017
The new President of Universities UK (UUK) has said that the sector must do more to engage and to explain the role of universities and 'fight back against negative and inaccurate commentary', if it is to win back the public’s trust.

Stepchange

New framework for universities to help improve student mental health

1 September 2017
The framework ­– part of Universities UK's programme of work to help improve the mental health and wellbeing of students and staff – is aimed at supporting university leaders to embed good mental health across all university activity.

Response to Labour policy on tuition fees

22 May 2017
If the current tuition fee and income-contingent loan repayment system in England were to be scrapped, the gap would need to be met in full from other sources of public finance.

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Response to government announcement on funding for EU students commencing courses in 2018–19

21 April 2017
Universities UK has responded to the government's confirmation of funding for EU students commencing courses in 2018–19.

Taskforce publishes recommendations to universities on dealing with violence against women and harassment

20 October 2016
Universities UK published recommendations to universities today on dealing with violence against women, harassment and hate crime affecting university students.

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