There are currently 391* (as of 12th December 2019) providers on the Office for Students’ register of higher education providers in England. For those that are not close followers of the expansion higher education they may be surprised by the large number, but it...read more
Lobsters and libraries: why engagement with place matters Higher education providers of all shapes and sizes can play the pivotal role in brokering relationships and supporting activities between government, industry, charity and place. Serving communities...read more
Following a discussion at GuildHE Annual Conference, our priorities document has now been published. This sets out what our focus will be in seeking to influence government policy following the General Election. We will be meeting the new Universities Minister...read more
There are currently 391* (as of 12th December 2019) providers on the Office for Students’ register of higher education providers in England. For those that are not close followers of the expansion higher education they may be surprised by the large number, but it...
Lobsters and libraries: why engagement with place matters Higher education providers of all shapes and sizes can play the pivotal role in brokering relationships and supporting activities between government, industry, charity and place. Serving communities...
GuildHE is one of the two officially recognised representative bodies for UK Higher Education. Our Annual Report gives a flavour of some of the key issues that GuildHE has been working on, the influence that we have had and the impact that we have made - including...
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Interacting through high quality political intelligence and briefing; direct support; and through networks that allow members and their staff to share and gain from each other’s experience and to shape and influence national policy positions.
Interacting through consultation and joint work with members, their students, students’ unions and NUS to celebrate and promote student engagement in institutions.
Higher Education Sector
Interacting through governance, co-ownership, and co- regulation. GuildHE nominates member Vice Chancellors and Principals to the governing bodies of the QAA, HESA, AdvanceHE, the OIA, JISC, the Higher Education Careers Services Unit and UCEA.
Interacting through lobbying, research and policy influence; by developing collective policy positions in response to consultations; and through co-regulation and sector reform.
Years representing Higher Education Institutions
- Timely access to advice and relevant material, including reports, research, and publications.
- Opportunities to engage with related sectors and communities.
- Access to data analysis and reviewed information.
- Network events to meet and provide input into key policy discussions and consultations.
- Advice to Government and official groups on issues around UK higher education.
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Academy of Live and Recorded Arts
AECC University College
Arts University Bournemouth
Bath Spa University
Bishop Grosseteste University
British & Irish Modern Music Institute
Buckinghamshire New University
Research at Buckinghamshire New University (Bucks) is focused on the needs of business, commerce and industry as well as the public and voluntary sectors.
Bucks strongly encourage a collaborative approach and have a number of non-profit research centres and institutes which foster close links with industry, the public sector and charitable organisations. Bucks has a flourishing research degree programme, with opportunities for both full-time and part-time study leading towards MPhil and PhD degrees in a wide range of subject areas. Research is profiled in the Bucks Knowledge Archive, the online repository for Bucks’ academics’ research output. Visit the Buckinghamshire New University website
Harper Adams University
Hartpury College and University Centre
Hereford College of Arts
The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance
Leeds Arts University
Leeds College of Music
Leeds Trinity University
The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts
The London Institute of Banking & Finance
Mont Rose College
New College of the Humanities
The Northern School of Art
Norwich University of the Arts
Plymouth College of Art
Ravensbourne University London
Rose Bruford College
Royal Agricultural University
The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
Southampton Solent University
St. Mary’s University College Belfast
St Mary’s University, Twickenham
The University of Law
University College Birmingham
University College of Estate Management
University College of Estate Management (UCEM) is the leading provider of supported online education for the Built Environment, with over 95 years’ experience of providing the highest quality learning opportunities. UCEM has more than 3,500 students from more than 100 countries benefiting from its qualifications taught by tutors with extensive industry experience. The university college is the largest provider of Degree Apprenticeships within the Built Environment and works with more than 120 employers to deliver their apprenticeship training needs to more than 650 apprentices.
University College of Osteopathy
University for the Creative Arts
University of Chichester
University of Cumbria
University of St Mark and St John
University of Suffolk
The University of Winchester
University of Worcester
Writtle University College
York St John University
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