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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

Chief Executive-designate appointed to lead new HE sector agency

11 September 2017
Alison Johns has been appointed the Chief Executive-designate for a new higher education sector agency. The new agency will be formed in 2018.

Janet Beer

UUK President Annual Conference speech: we must stand up and make the case for why universities matter

7 September 2017
The new President of Universities UK (UUK) has said that the sector must do more to engage and to explain the role of universities and 'fight back against negative and inaccurate commentary', if it is to win back the public’s trust.

Blog

Grade inflation and academic standards – the minister’s challenge to the sector

8 September 2017
UUK's Will Hammonds assesses the challenge set by the universities minister this week in relation to maintaining public confidence in academic standards and the value of a university education.

Hyperbole and illegal cartels – the latest attack on the university sector

5 September 2017
UUK's Director of Policy, Chris Hale, stresses the importance of using language carefully and responsibly when discussing key issues for the higher education sector.

Where next for the Teaching Excellence Framework?

31 August 2017
Stephanie Harris outlines key findings from Universities UK's report on TEF year 2.