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Nicola Dandridge

Nicola Dandridge
Universities UK
Chief Executive

Our Chief Executive, Nicola Dandridge, is responsible for the leadership and management of Universities UK with members of the senior management team reporting to her.

The chief executive is appointed by the UUK Board and reports to the president.

Nicola has been in post since September 2009. She was previously Chief Executive of the Equality Challenge Unit, a higher education agency that works with the sector to promote equality for staff and students.

Before joining the Equality Challenge Unit, Nicola was a lawyer, qualified in both England and Scotland and working in private practice.

Blog

How can universities help to attract and retain graduates in North East England?

27 April 2017
Ross Smith, Director of Policy at North East England Chamber of Commerce, outlines areas where universities could do more to help encourage graduates to stay to work in North East England

'Tuition fees hike' or inflationary catch-up?

26 April 2017
Julie Tam, Assistant Director of Policy at UUK, explains that, under new plans, there will be no wholesale hike in tutition fees in England.

News

Response to passing of the Higher Education and Research Bill

27 April 2017
Universities UK's response to the passing of the Higher Education and Research Bill today

Universities UK response to Education Committee report on Brexit

25 April 2017
UUK's response to the House of Commons Education Select Committee report on the impact of Brexit on universities