Why join CUBO?

When your institution joins CUBO, your people gain access to the knowledge, best practice and skills to create excellent campus experiences


For as little as £616 per year, membership of CUBO opens the door for all your staff to the incredible knowledge and support of fellow campus services professionals across the UK and Ireland.

Our insight, events, resources, special groups and professional development will help you continuously develop your campus services, supporting your university's mission and making a positive difference to your campus experience.

Connect with over 1100 professionals and leaders in student accommodation, catering, hospitality, sport, retail, soft FM, student experience, residence life, conferencing, events, summer business, leisure tourism and other campus and commercial services.

If your institution is already a member, you can sign up below:

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A must-join business club for any commercial officer in higher education to network with like-minded professionals throughout the year.

John Iveson, Assistant Director of Estates and Facilities, Queen Mary University of London


Membership Benefits

  • Connect with over 1000 campus and commercial services professionals across the UK and Ireland
  • Free monthly virtual round tables and webinars on topical and critical issues
  • Regional groups and special groups for marketing, finance, residence life, soft FM, conferencing, contract catering, accommodation, sustainability and sport
  • Online resources: research, case studies & best practice
  • Annual commercial services benchmarking
  • Ad hoc research, quick pulse surveys, member polls
  • International connections and best practice
  • Representation and advocacy
  • Network of commercial partners
  • Discounts on some third-party training, events and research
  • Opportunity to bid for a CUBO conference
  • Special member's rate for the three CUBO Conferences: Winter (December), Summer (June) and Residence Life (May)

CUBO Membership Fees 2022/23 

  • Band 1 - £616 (annual turnover up to £95m)
  • Band 2 - £726 (annual turnover £95m to £195m)
  • Band 3 - £823 (annual turnover £195m to £295m)
  • Band 4 - £984 (annual turnover £295m to £395m)
  • Band 5 - £1,155 (annual turnover £395m to £695m)
  • Band 6 - £1,371 (annual turnover more than £695m)

All costs are ex VAT.  


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I have really welcomed the support of CUBO throughout this most challenging of times, learning from others in similar situations and the professional support and sharing of Government updates. The online sessions and rapid responses to arising issues on the forum means CUBO is now an essential service.

Damon Shaw, Head of Commercial Enterprises, Leeds Trinity University




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