Campaigning for Modern Universities (not to be confused with the one-time Coalition for Modern Universities), the Russell Group, the 94 Group, the N8I We know universities love the chance to attend meetings.
Nonetheless, some brave institutions have resisted joining any of the many lobbying groups. Until now. There's an e-mail doing the rounds suggesting the setting up of an informal group of non-aligned universities. Now why didn't anyone think of that before? Pure genius. Someone put that in the minutes.