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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

Teaching Excellence Framework: what can we learn from the results?

22 June 2017
William Hammonds, Programme Manager at Universities UK, analyses the results of the Teaching Excellence Framework.

What do students want from their university?

21 June 2017
Emily Darian highlights key findings in today's new report – Education, consumer rights and maintaining trust: what students want from their university.

News

Sir Michael Barber gives speech at Universities UK

23 June 2017
The incoming chair of the Office for Students (OfS), has given his maiden speech today at Universities UK.