About University Partnerships Programme (UPP)

The University Partnerships Programme (UPP) is the UK’s leading provider of on-campus residential and academic accommodation infrastructure.

UPP have over 36,000 rooms in operation or under construction through long-term, bespoke partnerships with 15 leading UK universities.

With approximately 1,000 employees, since 1998 UPP has invested well over £3bn in the UK higher education sector and provided homes to over 400,000 students.

Their unique, long-term partnership approach enables university partners to develop their estates whilst reinvesting in their core services of teaching and research.

UPP design, build, finance and operate (DBFO) new, on-campus residential and academic infrastructure, and complete estate transfers of existing accommodation, for concession periods ranging from 40 years to 125 years.

UPP provide high-quality and affordable accommodation on campus with the aim to deliver the very best student experience in partnership with universities.

UPP in Numbers

rooms in operation or under construction
1000 +
Leading Universities working with UPP
£ 3 bn+
invested since 1998
students homed by UPP

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How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about any of the opportunities we have at UPP, request a full job description, or have a discreet conversation, please get in touch with Hannah Searle.