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Northwest Universities European Unit Ltd

Established in March 2012, Northwest Universities European Unit Ltd. supports and facilitates collective activity, engagement and representation for Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the north west and beyond in relation to European Structural Fund issues.

In addition to managing European-funded projects, NwUEU also undertakes a range of activities linked to the wider European agenda including providing technical, audit and compliance advice to HE stakeholders as well as representational, networking and lobbying activities.

Based in Manchester with a team of five staff, the company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University of Chester who provide host services to the unit.

Organisational Structure and Remit

The activities and operations of the Unit are overseen by a Management Group comprised of representatives of the original co-funding HEIs and other co-opted Universities and is supported by a technical group network comprising European Practitioners drawn from across the NW HEI sector.