The Russell Group represents 24 leading UK universities which are committed to maintaining the very best research, an outstanding teaching and learning experience and unrivalled links with business and the public sector

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We ensure policy development across a wide range of higher education issues is underpinned by a robust evidence base. This work currently spans six main areas:

For students

Russell Group universities provide undergraduate and postgraduate students with outstanding opportunities to learn, develop, and realise their full potential in a research-intensive environment.

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For business

Businesses, charities and other organisations can access our universities’ world-class research, expertise and facilities to raise their performance and competitiveness.

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