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Alistair Jarvis

Alistair Jarvis
Universities UK
Chief Executive

Alistair Jarvis was appointed Chief Executive of Universities UK on 7 August 2017.

Before taking up his current role, he was Deputy Chief Executive, and prior to that Director of Communications and External Relations at Universities UK. Before joining UUK in 2013 he was a Director at the University of Birmingham and has previously held communications, campaigning and political relations roles for national or​ganisations in both the public and private sectors.

He has also previously held voluntary roles as Deputy Chair of the board of Wonkhe, a higher education policy media company; a member of the judging panel for the Guardian University Awards; and is a fellow of the RSA.

He was educated at the Universities of Kent, Leicester and the Institute of Education, University of London​.

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UK produces world-leading research

9 February 2018
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UUK and CBI to look at decline in part-time students and future skills needs

6 February 2018
Universities UK is going to work with the CBI to look at whether higher education can introduce more flexible ways of learning to meet the changing needs of students and employers.