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Contact our press office

The press office provides journalists with essential information about member institutions and the higher education sector as a whole, and can help journalists seeking comment or interviews with Universities UK spokespeople.

Journalists seeking background information from policy experts at Universities UK should contact the press office in the first instance. 

Journalists looking for key facts and figures about UK higher education can visit the Higher education in numbers page of our website. 

Journalists can contact the press office during normal working hours (09.30am–5.30pm) by calling 020 7419 5568 / 020 7419 5574 emailing pressoffice@universitiesuk.ac.uk  

Out-of-hours service

We provide journalists with an out-of-hours service for urgent media enquiries. Urgent out-of-hours queries from journalists should be directed to 07766 997 091. Please note it is better to call at weekends or in the evening, as emails are not monitored as regularly at these times. 

Any non-urgent enquiries should be directed to the press office during normal working hours call 020 7419 5568 or email pressoffice@universitiesuk.ac.uk

N​​​on media enquiries
The press office cannot respond to phone or email enquiries from individuals not working in the media. Members of the public should contact us via our online form​. 

Jo Hindle

Jo Hindle

Head of Media
Universities UK

Luke Lambert

Luke Lambert

Press and Social Media Officer
Universities UK

Clara Plackett

Clara Plackett

Senior Press and Social Media Officer
Universities UK