AUDE has collaborative links with Estates Associations around the World. Strategic Alliances exist between AUDE and the following:

Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers (APPA)

APPA Website

Higher Education Facilities Management Association (HEFMA)

HEFMA Website

Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)

SCUP Website

Tertiary Education Facilities Management Association (TEFMA)

TEFMA Website


Professional Higher Education Services (PHES)

PHES is an umbrella company for several membership organisations in higher education including AUDE, BUFDG, HESPA and UHR.

PHES Website

British Universities Finance Directors Group (BUFDG)

The representative body for higher education finance staff in the United Kingdom. Their members are the Directors of Finance and Chief Financial Officers of almost all UK higher education institutions

BUFDG Website

Higher Education Strategic Planners Association (HESPA)

A membership organisation representing planners working in Higher Education across the UK.

HESPA Website

Universities Human Resources (UHR)

A membership organisation for HR professionals in higher education in the UK.

UHR Website


Several AUDE members work on behalf of other sector bodies and represent the voice of estates and facilities management

  • British Property Foundation (BPF) - Trevor Wills, Director of Estates & Facilities, Nottingham Trent University 
  • Higher Education Design Quality Forum (HEDQF) - Fiona Bell, Director of Estates and Campus Services, University of Portsmouth
  • Higher Education Procurement Association (HEPA) - Ken Kinsella, London School of Economics
  • North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC) - Mark Swales, Director of Estates & Facilities, Sheffield Hallam University 
  • Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC) - Andrew Asbury, Director of Estate Strategy, UCL
  • University Health and Safety Association (USHA) - Andy Sweeney, Director of Operations (Estates), University of Nottingham
  • Universities UK (UUK) - John Plumridge, Director of Estates & Facilities, Birmingham City University
  • Universities UK (UUK) Board Accommodation Codes - Duncan Stiles, Head of Compliance and Assurance, University of Warwick, Harmohinder Bahl, Deputy Director - Facilities and Commercial Services, Oxford Brookes University


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