Partnerships and associated organisations

We work with many other organisations to support and promote the UK higher education sector.

Associated organisations

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

University Hospitals Association 
Represents the interests of UK university hospitals

​Partnerships

Accommodation Code of Practice
Ensuring university-managed housing is of a good standard

Advance HE 
Supporting universities for the benefit of students, staff and society.

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

MadeAtUni
A campaign to bring to life the impact of universities up and down the country on people, lives and communities.

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

IT Accreditations

Cyber Essentials
Demonstrating our commitment to Cyber Security.

News

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UUK response to the government’s latest January return plans for university students

30 December 2020
UUK has responded to the Secretary of State for Education Gavin Williamson's latest announcement on the return of students to universities in January 2021.

UUK response on Turing Scheme for students to work and study abroad

26 December 2020
UUK has welcomed further details of the Turing Scheme for students to work and study abroad

Blog

Students

Pathways and flexibility are key to supporting lifelong learning

18 December 2020
Dave Phoenix, Vice-Chancellor of London South Bank University, argues that if we are to facilitate lifelong learning and avoid ‘educational dead ends’, universities must play a core role in qualification design.

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Funding for adult learners will boost the UK's economic recovery

30 September 2020
UUK's Julie Tam takes a look at the prime minister's announcement of a lifetime skills allowance, and what it means for the economy, society, and individuals.

The grades u-turn caused a ripple effect throughout education – it could be catastrophic for unis

25 August 2020
From over-stretched finances to lack of space and facilities, universities are facing a perfect storm of problems.