Adobe empowers university faculty around the world to prepare students for the modern economy with Adobe Creative Cloud’s career-relevant digital tools for creative and persuasive communications, so that students across all disciplines can actively participate in the classroom and graduate with digital skills for the workplace. Adobe is committed to helping institutions incorporate digital tools into the curriculum with resources such as free professional development and teaching modules. We share best practices from our partner institutions and host discussions and forums from a wide range of higher education leaders.

Shakespeare Martineau

Shakespeare Martineau have been providing legal advice to education institutions since 1900 and act for over 100 further and higher education institutions. With a long-standing involvement in and commitment to the education law sector, our team have extensive experience across all legal issues that affect the sector, guiding and supporting our clients through challenges and opportunities.

Public First

Public First is a policy, research, public opinion and strategy consultancy. We work with universities, charities, global companies, governments, and start ups around the world to tackle major public policy and strategic challenges.


evasys is the leading provider of student evaluation and insight solutions to the HE sector. evasys provides a holistic, integrated, online and automated end to end survey process that will revolutionise institutional approach to collecting student feedback. evasys are the HE experts, working solely with universities and related institutions across the UK and Ireland, complemented by a senior team with over 60 years’ combined experience and expertise gathered from working within universities.

Unite Students

Unite Students is the UK’s largest owner, manager and developer of purpose-built student accommodation serving the country’s world-leading higher education sector.

Our common purpose is to provide a Home for Success for the students who live with us and to be the most trusted brand in the sector. Our brand promises are to provide a space to grow and thrive, to provide a place to belong and be there when students need us.


Kortext is the world-renowned eBook and student experience expert, leading the way for digitally enhanced teaching and learning in the global education community.

Since 2013, we have supported institutions in their mission to boost student engagement, drive outcomes, and educate the next generation of difference makers. We offer cutting-edge content discovery, market-leading learner analytics, and streamlined library workflow solutions.

Kortext is a trusted university partner, providing services to more than 5,000 institutions and 3 million students worldwide. We’re present in more than 200 countries and territories, offering digital solutions across programmes, whole institutions and entire countries. Over 100 UK universities, including 85% of Russell Group institutions, use Kortext’s Arcturus eBook and smart study platform.

We’re proud to introduce Kortext Premium – the future of learning, powered by AI. Our innovative smart study tools, available as an upgrade on our Arcturus platform, offer a trustworthy, reliable way to introduce the limitless potential of generative AI into learning and teaching.


Universities face multiple questions in a rapidly transforming world. At KPMG, we have deep understanding of the sector built up over many years. We worked with 130+ Universities last year and ranked in the top education consultancy firms by Our unique insight means we bring both challenge and understanding – bridging the gap between strategy and execution.

Advance HE

We help higher education organisations be the best they can be, by unlocking the potential of their people. Advance HE is a member-led, sector-owned charity that works with institutions and higher education across the world to improve higher education for staff, students and society. We are proud to have a distinctive role helping higher education and research be the best it can be worldwide, founded on a deep-rooted partnership with the sector. We are experts in higher education, with a particular focus on teaching and learning, governance, leadership development and equality, diversity and inclusion. We work with our network of global associates and partners, and with people, providers and systems around the world, to understand different contexts and challenges in the higher education sector, and to deliver solutions.

UPP Foundation

The UPP Foundation is a registered charity that offers grants to universities, charities and other higher education bodies. We aim to tackle the biggest issues facing the higher education sector across the UK. The UPP Foundation was created in 2016 by University Partnerships Programme (UPP), the UK’s leading provider of on-campus residential and academic accommodation infrastructure.


The StREAM Student Engagement Analytics Platform supports universities to help every student reach their full potential by using engagement as a powerful proxy for progression. Allowing staff to easily identify risk, pinpoint struggling students and proactively get upstream before a point of crisis whilst enabling students to better understand their own learning journey. Find out how data insights can support your retention, wellbeing and attainment strategies during the event!


Pearson is committed to helping you create great the best learning experience and support for the diverse needs of your higher education students. We know teaching and learning is not a one size fits all, which is why our products are designed with learner outcomes in mind. Pearson will be with you every step of the way, providing trusted content from respected authors, integrated with the most effective tools and support to help all your students succeed.


MH&A is a consulting firm that works in and around central Government, the education and economic development sectors to create exceptional outcomes – for its clients, their students, business customers, and the communities they serve. Founded by Matt Hamnett in 2018, the firm does most of its work on strategy, digital and transformation projects – and working with clients to develop new curricula, qualifications, and assessments.


UCAS, the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service, is an independent charity, and the UK’s shared admissions service for higher education. Our services support young people making post-18 choices, as well as mature learners, by providing information, advice, and guidance to inspire and facilitate educational progression to university, college, or a degree apprenticeship.


Salesforce partners with education institutions globally, developing the technology, the partnerships, and the communities they need to thrive today and tomorrow. From building brand awareness, transforming the applicant experience, enhancing student services, nurturing lifelong alumni relationships, and optimising technology across the campus, Salesforce helps them unlock new efficiencies and build deep student connections with Data + AI + CRM and Trust!