Articles from Universities UK

HE and FE must collaborate over the National Skills Fund

The UK faces many skills challenges in the future not least of all ensuring economic and social success post Brexit.

Pitting universities against colleges won't deliver skilled workforce

Independent advisors announced to support Universities UK’s work dealing with racial harassment

@DrTonySewell, Jatin Haria @CRER_Scotland, and @SandraKerrBITC have been appointed as independent expert advisors to @UniversitiesUK (UUK) as the #HE higher education sector seeks to redouble efforts to prevent and respond to #racial harassment and hate crime.

Thousands more should be able to do Degree #Apprenticeships

Bold action is needed from government to reform the degree apprenticeship system so many more people can become degree apprentices, according to a major report published today by Universities UK.

Time is running out to save #Erasmus+

Losing study abroad scheme would blow a hole in UK economic prospects  More than 17,000 UK university students are hoping that the UK Government can negotiate continued involvement in Erasmus+ in its trade discussions with the European Union so they can develop important and necessary skills overseas next year.

Augar review of post-18 education in England must pass these Five tests

Alistair Jarvis, Chief Executive of Universities UK, has set out five tests against which recommendations from the upcoming publication of the Augar review should be judged:

Universities’ role in providing higher level skills

The role of the tertiary education system in meeting the work force challenges of the country has never been more important.

Golden opportunity for government to reverse decline in adult learning

Greater financial support for #Microcredentials would supercharge #LifelongLearning The continuing decline in adult learning could be halted through greater access to financial support when studying shorter courses, according to Universities UK (UUK).

#ClosingtheGap in 5 steps: Addressing BAME attainment at UK universities

Universities UK (UUK) and National Union of Students (NUS) report on closing the black, Asian and minority ethnic attainment gap at UK universities.

Universities UK response to UK-EU trade negotiations proposals

Today, UK Government has set out its position for UK-EU negotiations over future trade agreements, with student mobility and research programmes an important part of the discussions.

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