Loughborough University 1994 Group

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Loughborough University 1994 Group

The 1994 Group was a coalition of smaller research-intensive universities in the United Kingdom, founded in 1994 to defend these universities’ interests following the creation of the Russell Group by larger research-intensive universities earlier that year. The 1994 Group originally represented seventeen universities, rising to nineteen, and then dropping to eleven. The Group started to falter in 2012, when a number of high performing members left to join the Russell Group. The 1994 Group ultimately dissolved in November 2013.

The group sought “to represent the views of its members on the current state and the future of higher education through discussions with the government, funding bodies, and other higher education interest groups” and “[made] its views known through its research publications and in the media”

University Alliance, million+, GuildHE and the Russell Group were its fellow university membership groups across the UK

higher education sector.

The group sought “to represent the views of its members on the current state and the future of higher education through discussions with the government, funding bodies, and other higher education interest groups” and “[made] its views known through its research publications and in the media”.

University Alliance, million+, GuildHE and the Russell Group were its fellow university membership groups across the UK higher education sector.