Partnerships and professional services

University World News (UWN) is an independent online publication providing high quality news and commentary for the international higher education community. It has an active website and distributes its e-newspaper weekly to higher education professionals worldwide, most of them academics, higher education managers and policy-makers.

UWN is read in 150 countries and enjoys a strong readership base in Africa, Asia, Europe and North America.

In its almost 14 years of operation, the website and e-newspaper has been acclaimed for the high quality of its editorial content, created by senior international education journalists, and its lasting editorial and advertising relationships across the world. The website boasts 3.5 million pageviews per year, and some 54,000 registered readers receive the global edition of the e-newspaper each week, with more than 28,000 readers receiving its weekly Africa edition.

UWN offers a range of partnership-led editorial services to help your organisation reach out to its international community of higher education leaders.

The University World News Portfolio Range

Support the commissioning by UWN of a bespoke commissioned special report designed specifically for the industry on a topic of great interest, edited by our high-quality journalists, promoted to thousands of influencers and buyers in global higher education.

Use high-quality, independent content to promote your organisation’s brand values, by supporting a series of stories. Help to raise burning issues to the industry or promote higher education policies and initiatives to a vast global audience.

Capitalise on the value of University World News web traffic, by supporting the creation of a bespoke hub – a dynamic platform, with content commissioned by our journalists on key topics, which will promote you as a thought leader and share visionary ideas, innovative solutions and best practice, and provide a savvy marketing opportunity to engage a new audience.

Our carefully crafted event packages can promote your conferences and ground-breaking presentations. Lock in news exposure pre- and post-event, putting your brand ahead of the competition, and associating it with leading industry experts.

Align your organisation with University World News by using video podcasts to engage directly with your target audience to support thought leadership, policies, debates and ideas. Our podcast packages include a strong marketing push to maximise audience share.

Support an interactive live webinar/Q&A session on an agreed topic, developed and prepared by our editorial team to maximise engagement of our high-quality audience and win industry-wide influence. UWN will host a panel of four or more people – inclusive of one client representative, promoted across our site and to our registered members to raise interest.

Give your organisation the number-one profile it deserves by sealing the ultimate Headline Event Partnership Package on an industry-wide event. Our experts will show you how to give your target audience a lasting impression of your brand.

To find out more about the partnership portfolio and editorial services UWN can provide for your organisation, please contact Julie Badrick - +44 (0) 1223 736908 / +44 (0) 7861 513940 or