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Upcoming events

We run a number of events throughout the year providing timely and valuable information to the higher education sector.

We use our events programme to formulate and affect policy, influence decision makers and raise the profile of key issues in higher education.

Most of our events are held at Woburn House Conference Centre, our suite of events spaces in central London.

To keep up to date with our events programme sign up for the UUK Bulletin.​

Transnational education: here to stay

1 Nov 2017, 09:30 - 16:30
A conference exploring the future potential of UK higher education transnational education (UK HE TNE).

Tackling violence against women, harassment and hate crime affecting university students

8 Nov 2017, 09:30 - 16:30
This conference will offer practical assistance to institutions to tackle violence against women, harassment and hate crime affecting students and for responding to student concerns.

Access to higher education and student success summit 2017: Managing change and unlocking the future

14 Nov 2017, 09:30 - 16:30
A national one-day conference giving you the opportunity to examine the key institutional and operational issues which are currently surrounding access, participation and success in UK universities.

Innovations in university marketing and communications

23 Nov 2017, 09:30 - 16:30
Examine and dissect the innovations that could improve, streamline and maximise impact for marketing and communications teams to ensure that you are at the forefront and achieve your strategic aims.

Research in universities: successful strategies for 2017 and beyond

5 Dec 2017, 09:30 - 16:40
A one-day, national conference for all those with strategic responsibility for research in universities and the wider higher education sector.

Enhancing the student experience

Enhancing the student experience

13 Dec 2017, 09:30 - 16:30
A national, one-day conference to explore best practice for enhancing the student experience at a time of great change for the sector.

Enhancing the international student experience seminar

14 Dec 2017, 09:30 - 15:30
A one-day seminar for people in the higher education sector who are interested in or responsible for enhancing the international student experience.

Degree apprenticeships: making the most of the opportunities

21 Feb 2018, 09:30 - 16:30
Gain a full understanding of the policy landscape and a clear idea of how to implement degree apprenticeships in their institution.

International Higher Education Forum 2018: thriving in a shifting global environment

14 Mar 2018, 09:30 - 16:30
Hear from experienced sector professionals, government, and senior representatives from UK and overseas partner organisations and explore trends, new developments and how to craft strategy during this period of unprecedented uncertainty.

Innovation and excellence in teaching and learning 2018

20 Mar 2018, 09:30 - 16:30
​​​A national one-day conference to examine innovative teaching and learning practice, and what we really mean by 'teaching excellence'.

 Our team

Rachael Firth

Rachael Firth

Head of Events and Conferences
Universities UK

Agnes Jacobs

Agnes Jacobs

Events Producer
Universities UK

Katie Ross

Katie Ross

Events Officer
Universities UK

Holly Wildish-Jones

Holly Wildish-Jones

Events and Marketing Assistant
Universities UK

 Blog

A step-change in tackling sexual violence

17 October 2017
Owen Adams, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Colleges and Student Experience) and Chair of the Sexual Violence and Misconduct Operations Group, Durham University, discusses steps that universities have taken to address sexual violence and misconduct.

Does university knowledge exchange need a framework?

13 October 2017
Greg Wade, Programme Manager at UUK, questions the need for a Knowledge Exchange Framework.

The real casualty of the 2012 tuition fees shake-up? Mature and part-time learners

12 October 2017
Peter Horrocks, Vice-Chancellor of the Open University, argues that the real casualty of the 2012 higher education shake-up has gone largely unnoticed.