The 10 UST partners all share our vision and mission. Each one makes a unique contribution to the strategic development of the Trust based on their objectives, priorities and expertise.
The partners comprise six world-leading universities for research, teaching and engagement activities, and four sector-leading businesses or public bodies. All our partners support the academic and personal progression of our students.
Queen Mary University of London
Queen Mary University of London is a global leading university enhancing the regional, national and international agenda. Its unique student, research and public engagement profile pushes the boundaries of research and innovation and provides opportunities to those with talent and potential, irrespective of their background.
King's College London
King's College London, founded in 1829, is dedicated to the service of society. It makes the world a better place by focusing on five key strategic priorities: educate to inspire and improve; research to inform and innovate; serve to shape and transform; a civic university at the heart of London; an internal community that serves the world.
University of Warwick
The University of Warwick is a leading university, forward-looking and ambitious, where the starting point is always ‘anything is possible’. Respected for their boundary breaking research and their teaching and business collaborations, the university consistently performs strongly in UK league tables. The pursuit of excellence and intellectual curiosity is tireless.
University of East London
The University of East London has, since 1898, had a longstanding commitment to our community as an ‘anchor institution’ which truly makes a difference to people’s lives – offering people opportunities for education and employment that they otherwise would not have had.
University of Greenwich
The University of Greenwich, one of the largest and most respected universities in London, has strong traditions going back over 100 years. Its research and teaching are nationally and internationally renowned for their contribution to science and society and campuses that are amongst the most celebrated in the world.
University College London
University College London (UCL) was founded in 1902 and is a world-leading centre for research and teaching in education and social science. Its research addresses society's most important challenges and its teaching inspires students by providing them with first-hand experience of leading-edge research and knowledge creation.
AXA (formally XL Catlin)
AXA, the global insurance firm, know the world needs risk to move forward. They look at risk in new ways, and are open to new ideas. Always ready to provide innovative and creative solutions to the risks of a changing world, they have made a significant investment in their global programme of oceanic education.
London Borough of Tower Hamlets
The London Borough of Tower Hamlets, east of the City of London, is home to over 300,00 residents. With its diverse and vibrant culture, it is most well-known for Brick Lane’s curry houses, Canary Wharf and its thriving commercial district, and the strength of its education provision.
NHS London has the oversight and leadership for NHS services in London, commissioning more than £15bn of services for the 8.17 million people living in the capital. These include world-class standards of care and expertise from general practitioners (GPs), hospitals and over 140 specialised services.
Poplar Harca is an award winning Housing and Regeneration Community Association in East London focused on providing homes and support to residents old and new; helping to create a place where people, communities and businesses can grow and thrive.