Committee of University Chairs

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The Committee of University Chairs (CUC) represents Chairs of UK University Governing Bodies and develops and promotes governance standards for higher education in the UK. It provides an opportunity for Chairs of Governing Bodies to share advice, experience and expertise on all matters

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What we do

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    The CUC works with the UK higher education sector to develop, provide and promote governance guidance for the sector paying due regard to governance arrangements within the devolved administrations.

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    We bring members together to share information, experience and advice on university governance issues in a supportive environment and works with governors and other sector bodies to develop their knowledge and skills through development programmes and publications.

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    We allow members to contribute their distinctive experience, knowledge and perspective to improve university governance overall by representing their views on higher education governance UK to sector stakeholders including the government and funding councils.