Max Hastings

Max Hastings
Universities UK
Policy Researcher
​Max Hastings is a Policy Researcher and works to support Universitie​s UK's research, efficiency and sector infrastructure policy areas. Max is a lead contact Open Access to research and Business Rates for UUK, and his portfolio also includes HE procurement, research integrity and asset sharing policy development. 

He has worked in the higher education sector for over 6 years, fostering a keen interest in university policy development. He previously held operational roles in student admissions, registry, course delivery, graduate and research offices and international scholarship delivery at Nottingham Trent University and the UK Higher Education International Unit, before joining us as a policy researcher in 2014.

Max studied a Bachelor of Laws with Philosophy at Keele University and Master in Public Services Policy and Management at King's College London, where he focused on Higher Education policy.

Blog

Funders and universities must work together to build international partnerships

15 March 2017
Ahead of UUK's International Higher Education Forum, Ed Whiting from Wellcome Trust discusses the importance of global research partnerships.

Course changes and consumer rights

22 February 2017
William Hammonds, Programme Manager at Universities UK, discusses the challenges facing universities when changes are made to courses.