Who can join?
Membership is open to independent providers of higher education, professional training or pathways who demonstrate a commitment to high educational standards, transparency, ethical marketing practices and protecting the interests of their students.
Companies who offer high-quality services to our sector may also join the Independent HE network under our commercial membership scheme.
Why become a member?
Members join an active community of leading independent providers who understand the importance of quality, innovation and distinctiveness. They benefit from a range of support, resources and intelligence that help them to succeed in this competitive market.
Membership is a kite mark for educational quality, transparency and an excellent student experience. Members are promoted online and in print, at events and on trade missions.
Members enjoy access to experts and decision makers at exclusive events and meetings. Industry networking opportunities help foster academic partnerships and B2B contracts.
Stay on top of changes with our policy briefings, monthly newsletter, webinar series and a member advice line giving you the information you need in the language you understand.
Members receive free initial consultations and reduced rates for business support from leading professional service firms, and benefit from group discounts and procurement.
We offer in-house training, workshops and conferences which are tailored to your needs, providing essential CPD opportunities for your staff and helping to share good practice.