Articles from Universities UK

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:

Pitting universities against colleges won't deliver skilled workforce

Protecting the value of qualifications: Universities unveil joint commitment

Universities unveil joint commitment on degree classifications - A new sector statement of intent will help protect the value of degrees.

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.

#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.

#MadeAtUni campaign celebrates ‘Nation’s Lifesavers’

People responsible for using virtual reality to help stroke patients recover, curing blindness, using AI to tackle heart disease and designing a device to help dogs communicate when cancer is present are among those named as the Nation’s Lifesavers.

Universities UK Board election results

At the close of the Electoral Reform Services (ERS) ballot on 1 May 2019, the following Universities UK (UUK) members have been elected to serve on the UUK Board.

Is there a crisis of confidence in our universities?

Universities are under intense scrutiny and in danger of being unfairly categorised as elite, aloof and detached from individuals, communities and day-to-day challenges.

Horizon Europe agreement offers strong future for research

Universities UK (UUK) has given its support to the agreement reached between EU institutions on the future shape of the Horizon Europe programme. UUK is confident that Horizon Europe, the successor to Horizon 2020, will champion ground-breaking projects and research.

UUK, GuildHE and UCEA respond to government announcement on Teachers' Pension Scheme funding

Universities UK, GuildHE and UCEA respond to government announcement on Teachers’ Pension Scheme funding.

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