This is a list of resources and statements from across the higher education sector responding to the invasion of Ukraine.
We’re supporting our members through the impact the invasion is having on universities and their staff and students. We’ll continue to update this page with new developments. You can also find:
Supporting affected staff and students
Universities of sanctuary
A mutual support network for sharing information, learning and good practice around welcoming and supporting refugees and asylum seekers in Higher Education.
UK Government visa information
The government has published guidance on support available to Ukrainian nationals and their family members.
UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA)
UKCISA has published details of concessions for Ukrainian nationals studying in the UK and their dependants.
European Commision: statement on Erasmus
The European Commision has released a statement saying they have asked for flexibility in Erasmus+ projects towards Ukrainian students and higher education staff.
Office for Students: support for Ukrainian nationals
The government issued guidance to the Office for Students on the Higher Education Strategic Priorities Grant for the 2022-23 financial year on 31 March 2022. This includes the provision of up to £4 million across the 2022-23 financial year to support Ukrainian nationals and Ukrainian-domiciled students whose financial means have been impacted by events in Ukraine.
Research and partnerships
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)
UKRI has been undertaking a detailed review of all Russia projects and related collaborations funded by its research councils and Innovate UK since the invasion.
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
BEIS has published information on research and innovation sanctions on Russia and support for Ukraine.
Our security guidance
Our guidance ‘Managing risks in Internationalisation: Security related issues’ gives detailed advice for institutions.
Jisc: statement on cybersecurity
Jisc is supporting the security and safety of its UK member institutions and global connectivity across research and education networks. They’ve released a statement on cybersecurity.
Office for students: information for providers
The Office the Students (OfS) has published information for providers, covering transnational education, financial sanctions and other areas.