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Partnerships and associated organisations

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

 

Associated organisations

Association of UK University Hospitals
Represents the interests of UK university hospitals 

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

​Partnerships

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

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

Equality Challenge Unit
Advancing equality and diversity in further and higher education

Leadership Foundation for Higher Education
Inspiring leadership in higher education

Mental Wellbeing in Higher Education Working Group
Supporting and promoting the mental health of higher education students and staff

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

News

Economic impact of UK universities

Increasing impact of world-leading university sector on jobs and growth should not be ‘taken for granted’, warn university leaders

16 October 2017
According to the latest study on the impact of the higher education sector on the economy – produced for UUK by Oxford Economics – universities now generate a knock-on impact of nearly £100bn (£95bn) for the UK economy and support more than 940,000 jobs

Statement on World Mental Health Day

10 October 2017
A statement from Professor Janet Beer, President of Universities UK, on World Mental Health Day.

Blog

A step-change in tackling sexual violence

17 October 2017
Owen Adams, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Colleges and Student Experience) and Chair of the Sexual Violence and Misconduct Operations Group, Durham University, discusses steps that universities have taken to address sexual violence and misconduct.

Does university knowledge exchange need a framework?

13 October 2017
Greg Wade, Programme Manager at UUK, questions the need for a Knowledge Exchange Framework.

The real casualty of the 2012 tuition fees shake-up? Mature and part-time learners

12 October 2017
Peter Horrocks, Vice-Chancellor of the Open University, argues that the real casualty of the 2012 higher education shake-up has gone largely unnoticed.