A Closer Look at RCU

Providing a national research and consultancy service from our offices based in Preston, Lancashire


Supporting the Education, Training and Skills Sector for over 20 years


A unique company owned and managed by its staff

All staff are shareholders, attend board meetings and participate in business planning. Between us we have a wide range of different skills, including web design, statistics, research, economics, FE management, marketing and data analysis. However, we believe our strength lies in our teamwork and our ability to bring these different skills together to solve the problems of our customers.



RCU quality standards

ISO 27001
ISO 20252
MRS Company Partner

Vector is an extremely useful tool to help us understand the local FE market and how well the College is doing. It’s very easy to use and gives us valuable insight to inform our Marketing planning

Miriam Braham

Group Director of Marketing and Communications , Activate Learning Group

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