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

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Knowledge exchange concordat: high-level implementation plan

14 September 2020
This document provides high-level information on how the KE concordat will be implemented across the UK and detailed information on implementation in England.

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Covid-19: safety, health and wellbeing of students and staff briefings

28 August 2020
Recommendations, case studies and resources for universities, sector bodies, regulators and government to ensure disabled students, healthcare students and estranged and care-experienced students are fully supported during Covid-19 pandemic

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International student recruitment: Why aren't we second?

12 August 2020
This publication identifies how the UK can enhance its international student recruitment performance.

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Principles and guidance for collaborative teaching partnerships during the pandemic

28 July 2020
Principles to support the continuation of effective collaborative teaching partnerships as the sector responds to the impact of Covid-19 on academic provision.

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Principles for effective degree algorithm design

21 July 2020
A new set of principles for effective degree algorithm design to protect the value of qualifications.

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Towards a national languages strategy

8 July 2020
Proposals from the British Academy, the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the Association of School and College Leaders, the British Council and Universities UK.

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Supporting graduates in a Covid-19 economy

25 June 2020
A set of proposals for the UK government, recommending ways to support the employment prospects of graduates from the class of 2020, and to help businesses get back on their feet following the Covid-19 lockdown.

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Universities UK response to Office for Students consultation on the integrity and stability of the higher education sector in England

Consultations and responses
9 June 2020
Universities are under extreme pressure as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic across all aspects of their operations and provision, including in admissions, and continue to respond effectively to the challenging environment faced by students and staff.

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Principles and considerations: emerging from lockdown

3 June 2020
Nine principles and areas for universities to consider as they begin to emerge from lockdown.