About the University Strategic Partnerships Unit

International students at welcoming event

The University Strategic Partnerships Unit (USPU) was created in August 2014 to oversee the establishment and growth of a network of high quality international and UK based academic partnerships and to develop and manage corporate partnerships with a view to exploiting clear synergies around the University’s core product proposition.

Our Vision

The USPU’s vision is to establish and maintain a network of inspirational and innovative partnerships that positively impact on the students, employers, communities and other stakeholders with which our partners engage.

Our Strategic Goals

  • To build the University’s international profile and reputation as a partner of choice in the delivery of high quality Higher Education.
  • To ensure that the University delivers a ‘Best in Class’ experience both to its partners and the students serviced by those partners.
  • To ensure that the University’s strategic partnerships are financially sustainable over the medium to long-term.