Our role

Who we are

MillionPlus is the Association for Modern Universities in the UK, and the voice of 21st century higher education.

We champion, promote and raise awareness of the essential role played by modern universities in a world-leading higher education.

We are driven by a strong commitment to robust research and evidence in policy decisions in order to support a successful and flourishing UK higher education system, which can rise to the global economic, social and cultural challenges of the 21st century.

Our values

  • MillionPlus is dedicated to a quality university system which includes and supports anyone who has the ambition, talent and desire to succeed in higher education, whatever their background and wherever they live in the UK.
  • MillionPlus strongly believes in the value and importance of high quality, rigorous academic research to economic, social and cultural life in the UK and across the globe.
  • MillionPlus is committed to excellent standards of teaching and learning across all universities.
  • MillionPlus believes in a higher education system which supports and responds to the needs of UK and international business, enterprise, professions, commerce, industry, and the public & charitable sectors.

What we do

MillionPlus is the voice of 21st century higher education.

It is a valuable and authoritative source of expertise, advice, and analysis of higher education policies and issues and, in particular, their impact on the aims and values of MillionPlus and modern universities.

We commission and publish evidence and research to inform higher education policy and support good decision making.

For our members we provide a supportive and collegiate forum to share good practice, fresh ideas and innovative solutions to problems.

We facilitate positive dialogue and discussion between leaders of modern universities and ministers, MPs, civil servants, members of the House of Lords, the National Union of Students and other important stakeholders.

We host networks for senior staff at modern universities in specialist areas including research, enterprise, employability, student recruitment and public affairs.