Reports

​We regularly publish reports and briefings​ on a wide range of policy topics and issues affecting universities.

Building the global reputation and delivery of UK transnational online higher education

15 January 2021
Building the global reputation and delivery of UK transnational online higher education is a summary of recommendations from a transnational education task and finish group set up in summer 2020.

UK-EU trade and cooperation agreement - implications for universities

Briefing
15 January 2021
A parliamentary briefing outlining the implications for universities of the UK-EU trade and cooperation agreement.

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Protecting the value of UK degrees: reviewing progress

Report
17 December 2020
A review of progress one year on from the signing of the UK higher education sector's statement of intent to protect the value of UK degress.

The scale of UK higher education transnational education 2018-19: Scottish providers

International
9 December 2020
This report uses data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) to provide trend analysis of UK transnational education (TNE) delivered by Scottish providers.

The scale of UK higher education transnational education 2018-19: Welsh providers

International
9 December 2020
This report uses data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) to provide trend analysis of UK transnational education (TNE) delivered by Welsh providers.

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The skilled worker route: guidance for employers

Report
3 December 2020
Guidance to support university employers to transition to the skilled worker route under the new points-based immigration system.

Tackling racial harassment in higher education

Report
24 November 2020
A new set of recommendations designed to decisively tackle racial harassment as part of efforts to address racial inequality in UK higher education.

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Fair Admissions Review

Report
13 November 2020
UUK’s Fair Admissions Review aims to build greater levels of transparency, increase trust, and improve public understanding in admissions practices.

Transnational routes to on-shore UK higher education

Report International
6 November 2020
This report aims to help the UK education sector better understand the progression of overseas students from programmes delivered overseas onto first degree programmes delivered in the UK.

Higher education and UK trade policy

International
4 November 2020
This report asks what treatment of UK higher education will be most appropriate and beneficial to the sector in the UK’s forthcoming discussions on free trade agreements (FTAs)