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HEFCE closed at the end of March 2018. The information on this website is historical and is no longer maintained.

Many of HEFCE's functions will be continued by the Office for Students, the new regulator of higher education in England, and Research England, the new council within UK Research and Innovation.

The HEFCE domain - - will continue to function until September 2018. At this point we will close the site entirely and all its information will only be available from the National Web Archive.


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Useful external links

(HEFCE is not responsible for the content of other websites.)

Committee of University Chairs (CUC)

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.


GuildHE is a representative body for higher education in the UK.

Universities UK

UUK is the representative body for universities throughout the UK.

Leadership Foundation for Higher Education

The Leadership Foundation is committed to developing and improving the management and leadership skills of existing and future leaders of higher education.

The British Universities Finance Directors Group

BUFDG is the representative body for finance staff in the higher education sector in the United Kingdom. 

Council of Higher Education Internal Auditors

CHEIA is a representative body which supports internal auditors working in higher education.

Page last updated 22 November 2017