Welcome to Universities Human Resources

The key organisation for HR professionals in higher education in the UK

Find out more about UHR

UHR23: Working Well

The UHR Conference 2023 took place from 9 to 11 May Conference 2023 had the theme 'Working Well'. It was a virtual event that took place on the Hopin platform, and via Team Tickets, every colleague in every UHR member university was invited to attend. Great sessions from headline speakers, and specialist sessions from a wide range of providers and peers in other universities meant that #UHR23 was an amazing source of CPD for everyone working in Higher Education HR. Thanks to everyone that joined us.

Watch the recordings


Count on Us


Sophie Crouchman

A January treat for all the HR data geeks out there came in the form of HESA’s first release of 2021/22 staff statistics, which came...

Perspective 8: The UHR Chair's newsletter


Martin Higgs

In her pre-Christmas newsletter UHR Chair Naina Patel of the University of the Arts, London, looks at universal design, and ways to ...

Connecting the dots


Emma Brookes

UHR’s Strategic Projects and Research Manager Emma Brookes recently returned from the CUPA-HR Conference in San Diego. A year into h...

All news

SpringWise* 2023

Our regular seasonal webinars return with SpringWise* - and for spring 23 we've invited some of our favourite sector voices to lead webinars on a range of current issues, including trans right and gender critical beliefs, positive action, undertaking investigations, and managing large-scale HR change projects. Free to members and starting in February, all sessions are open to book now.

Information on the whole series


What to do about the reluctant complainer?

This article from VWV is one of a series published on the UHR website in the run-up to UHR’s 2022 Conference: Everyone Onboard! “It’s a difficult situation. Employee A approaches a member of the HR team and describes how they feel they have been discriminated against by colleagues but say they don't want to take the issue any further. What should HR do next?”

Read the blog

Global Mobility Roundtables - bookings now live

Vialto are running face-to-face global mobility roundtables for the H E sector, in Birmingham, Edinburgh and London.

Find out how to book your place

Global Mobility: Releasing HR's strategic potential

The UK Higher Education sector continues to respond to the opportunities, and grapple with the challenges, arising from the new workforce operating models necessitated by the Covid-19 pandemic and the changing regulatory landscape in general. A number of these are not limited to the UK.

Find out more


This site uses cookies and other tracking technologies to assist with navigation and your ability to provide feedback, analyse your use of the site and services and assist with our member communication efforts. Privacy Policy. Accept cookies Cookie Settings