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The people behind the Commission


The Commissioners are eminent figures in the world of higher education, education more broadly, civil society ,and business. The Commissioners’ role is advisory: providing expert input, attending public evidence sessions, and reviewing the research and findings of the report.

Steering Group

The steering group helps to drive and deliver the Civic University Commission: including organisation, communications, events and publications. Members are comprised of experts from the sector and the Commission’s partners.


The Civic University Commission is wholly independent.
As well as the UPP Foundation, it is supported by two organisations: UUK and Shakespeare Martineau.

UPP Foundation Civic University Commission

The UPP Foundation Civic University Commission is a major new independent inquiry into the future of the civic university: how can universities most successfully serve their place in the 21st century?

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