GuildHE is a recognised representative body for UK higher education and the voice of 60 smaller and specialist universities, championing distinction and diversity in the sector

GuildHE’s 60 members include universities, university colleges, further education colleges and specialist institutions, representing over 250,000 students

Distinction and Diversity in Higher Education
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GuildHE is a recognised representative body and official voice for UK higher education, especially for university and colleges with a tradition of learning, research and innovation in industries and professions. GuildHE promotes and maintains a distinctive, diverse and inclusive higher education sector.

GuildHE works with

Members

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.

Students

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.

Government

Interacting through lobbying, research and policy influence; by developing collective policy positions in response to consultations; and through co-regulation and sector reform.

Member Institutions

Years representing Higher Education Institutions

Members include universities, university colleges, further education colleges and specialist institutions from both the publicly funded and private sectors. We provide: 

 

  • 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.

Our Team

Dr Brooke Storer-Church

Dr Brooke Storer-Church

Chief Executive

Dr Alex Bols

Dr Alex Bols

Deputy CEO

Dr Kate Wicklow

Dr Kate Wicklow

Policy Director

Rachel Persad

Rachel Persad

Policy Manager (Research and Innovation)

Angellique Woolery

Angellique Woolery

Operations Manager

Tara McNicholas

Tara McNicholas

Senior Communications Officer

Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor

Chief Finance Officer

Dana Gamble

Dana Gamble

Policy Manager (Places and Knowledge Exchange)

Qasim Younis

Qasim Younis

Public Affairs Officer

Ellen Graves

Ellen Graves

Policy Officer

Dezrika Ramsey

Dezrika Ramsey

Senior Membership and Events Officer

Feel free to contact us should you have any questions.

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If you would like to get in touch, please email info@guildhe.ac.uk

or call us on 020 3393 6134