University Affiliates
University Affiliates
How do we support Universities?

The next generation is critical to the growth and success of the supply, logistics and transport sectors. At the CILT(UK) we work with universities to support the next generation through partnerships, programmes and CILT(UK) Membership.

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University Affiliate Programme

Engage with key influencers and audiences within our professional community; supporting your students to become accomplished supply chain professionals. Packages include:

Industry & Business Information
Access a number of databases, including FAME and IBISWorld via The CILT(UK) Knowledge Centre, which is Europe’s largest logistics library
National Events
As a University Affiliate, you can purchase unlimited discounted tickets to the following national events: CILT(UK) Annual Conference & Awards and the Logistics Research Network (LRN) Conference
Annual Conference Sponsorship
CILT(UK)’s Annual Conference provides a variety of opportunities for your university to be recognised as one that supports thought-leadership
Digital advertising via CILT(UK) channels that supports brand awareness
Case Studies
Sharing case studies via CILT(UK)’s social media is a great method to promote opportunities to potential learners in a proven yet personable way, or to share best practice and innovations with the sector
Affiliate Membership
Access many CILT(UK) benefits including networking, events, communities, forums, knowledge and know-how
Visit from CILT(UK)
CILT(UK) will visit your students to support them to understand the advantages of professional body membership, CILT(UK), and how to access benefits

Each University Affiliate package contributes to the CILT(UK) ASPIRE Foundation; a percentage of your package price will be donated to ASPIRE.

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Industry, Student & University Collaboration

CILT(UK) can support oganisations to connect with universities; organising activities that provide insight and awareness of the supply chain, logistics and transport sectors in practice:

  • Site tours
  • Guest lectures
  • Access to the undergraduate Novus programme
  • Access to jobs
  • Industry expert course reviews

CILT(UK) Programmes

Accredited Degrees
An accredited university degree meets the education criteria for both CILT(UK) Membership (MILT) or Chartered Membership (CMILT) as they provide the competencies required in the CILT(UK) Competency Framework for the CILT(UK) sectors as well as credits towards professional experience.
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Generation Logistics
A pioneering, industry-led and government-supported campaign, delivered in collaboration by CILT (UK) and Logistics UK. The focus is to shift perceptions and nurture the next generation of talent. The participants and sponsors of this campaign will define the future of logistics and keep us all moving.
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Novus is a not-for-profit collaborative venture between organisations and Universities designed to attract, inspire and develop the next generation. With demand for graduates outstripping supply, Novus acts as a strategic solution to the sector skills shortage. Novus focuses on attracting high-calibre students studying logistics and supply chain management at University, it then assists the students in securing relevant graduate schemes or direct entry roles. Novus works exclusively with courses that offer an industrial placement, which is facilitated by the sponsoring companies.
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Student Membership
Universities may wish to include CILT(UK) Student Membership as part of their programme so that students can access a variety of benefits that will support their learning and provide relevant professional and practical insight.
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We provide ample opportunities for students, universities and industry to collaborate. Please get in touch for further details
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