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Partnerships and associated organisations

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

 

Associated organisations

Association of UK University Hospitals
Represents the interests of UK university hospitals 

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

​Partnerships

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

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

Equality Challenge Unit
Advancing equality and diversity in further and higher education

Leadership Foundation for Higher Education
Inspiring leadership in higher education

Mental Wellbeing in Higher Education Working Group
Supporting and promoting the mental health of higher education students and staff

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

News

Education system must change to support flexible study

26 October 2018
Shorter and more flexible courses could encourage more people of all ages to improve their skills and life chances at university. This is one of the main findings of a project set up by Universities UK (UUK) and the Confederation of British Industry (CBI)

UK misses out on more than £8bn due to student visa changes

22 October 2018
The UK economy may have lost out on billions in export earnings from international students due to immigration rule changes made in 2012, according to a new analysis from Universities UK.

Blog

Graduates in demand, but skills must match up with jobs

7 November 2018
With regular debates about the value of degrees and whether graduates have the right skills, Greg Wade considers the evidence from employers on graduate recruitment and their actual skills needs.

Budget 2018 – key points for universities

30 October 2018
While there were no headline policies on higher education this year, Mark Condren digs into the documents underpinning the Budget to find announcements of interest to universities.

Addressing the BME attainment gap in universities

29 October 2018
Professor Alec Cameron, Vice-Chancellor of Aston University, talks about initiatives to help universities improve the attainment and university experience of black and minority ethnic (BME) students across the UK.