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AUDE Annual Report 2021/22



Foreword, Stephen Wells, AUDE Chair 2021/22 and Director of Estates, University of East Anglia

Looking back on the year 2021-22 we are thinking of course about the second full year of Covid – a year in which sanitation and ventilation regimes have again been at the front of our minds, but also a year in which we’ve begun to believe we are past the worst of the emergency, and can gather our thoughts and learnings as we plan ahead for living with an ever-changing pandemic background to university life. As we transition into such “next stage thinking”, there was no better time than this year to look at the amazing work of our estates and facilities teams during the crisis, and to thank our AUDE Covid Heroes for their admirable efforts. Find out more >


184 member institutions

2726 individual members

9680 hours of CPD

9 business partners

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About AUDE

The Association of University Directors of Estates (AUDE) is the representative body for higher education (HE) estates and facilities staff. Its members are the directors of estates and facilities from 184 institutions in the UK, ten oversees institutions and alternative providers and nine carefully selected business partners. In total, we have 2,726 individual members from across these sectors. 

AUDE works closely with other sector representatives, charitable, and regulatory organisations for the benefit of its members. It is run under the umbrella organisation Professional HE Services Ltd (PHES). PHES is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee and is owned entirely by its member HE institutions. 

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Special Interests

                                       Sustainability    Capital     Strategic Facilities Management

                                       Space management    Estates Management     Regional groups
                                       Small HEIs    Professional Development     Risk and Assurance


AUDE's statement of accounts for the year ending 31 July 2021.



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Thank You
AUDE would like to acknowledge and thank all those who have given their time and expertise to participate in and support the activities of the association. Special thanks goes to the chair, Stephen Wells and members of the executive committee for their hard work and dedication in bringing the AUDE aims and activities to life. We also owe a huge debt of gratitude to our business partners, event sponsors and exhibitors for supporting our work.

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AUDE are pleased to be partnered with the following businesses: 

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       Sodexo           Browne JacobsonSSE Energy Solutions

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