Partnerships and associated organisations

We work with many other organisations to support and promote the UK higher education sector.

Associated organisations

Council of Deans of Health 
​Represents UK university health faculties providing education and research for healthcare professionals

Council of Healthcare Science in Higher Education
Voice and single point of contact for academic healthcare science

Dental Schools Council
Represents the interests of UK dental schools

Efficiency Exchange
Helping people working in higher education to discover and share innovative ways to deliver greater efficiency

Health Services Research UK (HSRUK)
The collective voice for health services research in support of practice and policy

Medical Schools Council
Represents the interests of UK medical schools

NIHR CLAHRC Partnership Programme
The Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) Partnership Programme

Pharmacy Schools Council
Represents the interests of UK schools of pharmacy

University Hospitals Association 
Represents the interests of UK university hospitals

​Partnerships

Accommodation Code of Practice
Ensuring university-managed housing is of a good standard

Advance HE 
Supporting universities for the benefit of students, staff and society.

Employers Pensions Forum
A forum for universities to discuss current and longer-term pensions issues

Entrepreneurial University Leaders Programme
Pioneering executive development programmes for senior university leaders

MadeAtUni
A campaign to bring to life the impact of universities up and down the country on people, lives and communities.

The Observatory on Borderless Higher Education
Strategic information service tracking trends and developments in borderless higher education 

Supporting Professionalism in Admissions
Enhancing good practice, excellence and professionalism in student recruitment

IT Accreditations

Cyber Essentials
Demonstrating our commitment to Cyber Security.

News

Majority of adult learners would upskill at university if given the chance

21 October 2020
New polling by Savanta ComRes for Universities UK has revealed that 82% of prospective students in England who are either unemployed, at risk of unemployment, or looking to learn new skills would be keen to study individual modules of a university degree.

New guidance can ensure universities protect and develop international partnerships

15 October 2020
Universities are today publishing guidelines to better safeguard themselves against security-related risks that can result from international collaborations.

Blog

Student working on a bike

Funding for adult learners will boost the UK's economic recovery

30 September 2020
UUK's Julie Tam takes a look at the prime minister's announcement of a lifetime skills allowance, and what it means for the economy, society, and individuals.

The grades u-turn caused a ripple effect throughout education – it could be catastrophic for unis

25 August 2020
From over-stretched finances to lack of space and facilities, universities are facing a perfect storm of problems.

A ‘whole university approach’ to wellbeing: meeting the challenges of Covid-19

22 July 2020
Dr Hannah Friend and Dr Diana Beech explain how having a recently-developed wellbeing strategy in place helped the University of Warwick respond to the challenges of Covid-19.