Our role

Who we are

MillionPlus is the Association for Modern Universities in the UK, and the voice of 21st century higher education. Our role is to champion, promote and raise awareness of the essential role of modern universities, and represent the shared missions of our members.

Shared missions of MillionPlus member universities

  • Are placemakers in their local area
  • Drive social mobility
  • Are forward looking and responsive to change
  • Produce innovative, applied and translational research
  • Work collaboratively with business and boost the public sector workforce
  • Deliver excellent teaching which provides the skills for students to succeed


What we do

Our purpose as a membership organisation is to:

  • Facilitate the meeting of members to share experiences, at Vice-Chancellor level and for senior staff through our networks
  • Promote members institutions and raise the profile of modern universities
  • Advocate for our members with parliamentarians and policymakers
  • Provide evidence on the role of modern universities