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National health and social care workforce strategy

14 December 2017
Universities UK has responded to the publication of Health Education England's draft national workforce strategy Facing the Facts, Shaping the Future, A health and care workforce strategy for England to 2027.

Response to government's new social mobility strategy

14 December 2017
Universities UK response to the launch of the government's new action plan for improving social mobility through education.

Meeting with Minister about senior pay at universities

13 December 2017
Universities UK met the Universities Minister today to discuss senior pay at universities. The meeting covered the Committee for University Chairs' (CUC) fair remuneration code, due for consultation in January.

Initial Brexit deal good news for universities

8 December 2017
Universities UK has welcomed the initial Brexit agreement, but stressed that phase two of the negotiations will be hugely important for universities.

The Brightest Minds

Top European researchers need certainty about their futures in the UK

5 December 2017
The UK could lose some of its brightest minds who are conducting life-changing research unless they receive long-term clarity from the Brexit negotiations.

International technicians vital for UK science and innovation

4 December 2017
Leading health charities, higher education organisations and science campaign groups today came together to tell government a post-Brexit immigration regime must ensure the UK can continue to recruit highly trained technical staff.

Universities have crucial role in improving young people’s mental health

4 December 2017
Reponse to the government's green paper on children and young people's mental health support.

Downturn in UK participation in latest EU research programme statistics

28 November 2017
The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published the latest figures on UK participation in Horizon 2020. The data shows an overall downturn in UK success in Horizon 2020, in both total participations and funding received, sin

Industrial strategy white paper

27 November 2017
Response to the launch of the UK government's industrial strategy.

Comment on IFS research on student loan interest rates and reintroducing maintenance grants

17 November 2017
Response to the new analysis from the IFS looking at options for reducing the interest rate on student loans and reintroducing maintenance grants in England.

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