Our Members

Our Members

Our Members

We work on behalf of our membership – made up of Higher Education Institutions, Corporate and business members.

By consulting with our members we are able to represent and reinforce their views by:


  • Lobbying policy makers in government departments and agencies
  • Undertaking regular research activity
  • Holding timely and issue-driven conferences, webinars and seminars
  • Publishing special reports, discussion papers and good practice guides
  • Writing articles and opinion pieces for publication in the media
  • Championing vocationally related issues of relevance to our membership in the national and sector media

We also work closely with employers, government departments and national and regional agencies including Department for Education (DfE), Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE), Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), Office for Students (OfS), Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), Ofsted, Universities UK (UUK), Million Plus, Universities Alliance; Guild HE, Russell Group, WorldSkills UK, UCAS.

UVAC Members

UVAC has four levels of membership:
  • Full (higher education institutions)

  • Associate (further and tertiary education colleges)

  • Corporate Supporter (businesses, awarding organisations and organisations)

  • Individual

For membership inquiries please contact [email protected] or [email protected].

A list of our members is below.

Full members:

Anglia Ruskin University

Aston University

Birmingham City University

Bournemouth University

Brunel University

Buckinghamshire New University

Canterbury Christ Church University

Cranfield University

De Montfort University

Edge Hill University

Kingston University

Lancaster University

Leeds Beckett University

Leeds Trinity University

London Institute of Banking and Finance

London South Bank University

Loughborough University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Middlesex University

New College of the Humanities

Newcastle University

Northumbria University

Nottingham Trent University

Oxford Brookes University

Plymouth Marjon University

Royal Holloway

Sheffield Hallam University

Staffordshire University

St Mary’s University, Twickenham

Teesside University

The Open University

Ulster University

University College of Estate Management

University of Bath

University of Bedfordshire

University of Birmingham

University of Bolton

University of Bradford

University of Brighton

University of Bristol

University of Cambridge

University of Central Lancashire

University of Chester

University of Chichester

University of Cumbria

University of Derby

University of East Anglia

University of East London

University of Essex

University of Exeter

University of Gloucestershire

University of Greenwich

University of Hertfordshire

University of Huddersfield

University of Hull

University of Keele

University of Kent

University of Leeds

University of Leicester

University of Lincoln

University of Liverpool

University of London

University of Northampton

University of Nottingham

University of Portsmouth

University of Plymouth

University of Reading

University of Roehampton

University of Salford

University of South Wales Prifysgol De Cymru

University of the West of England

University of Warwick

University of West London

University of Westminster

University of Winchester

University of Wolverhampton

University of Worcester

York St John University

Associate members


East Midlands Specialist Learning and Development Hub

The Learning Institute

Corporate supporters

Chartered Management Institute

City and Guilds | ILM

Emsi Burning Glass

MWS Technology Limited | Aptem



Quantum Rise Talent Group


Individual supporters

Employer Members