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University Alliance comments on the appointment of Nicola Dandridge as Chief Executive of the Office for Students

Commenting on the appointment of Nicola Dandridge as Chief Executive of the Office for Students, University Alliance Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell said:

“This is a strong appointment to a crucial role.  We are delighted that the first CEO of the Office for Students is someone who has a thorough understanding of the higher education sector and is such a highly respected figure.

“We look forward to working with her, Sir Michael Barber and their team as the new regulatory system set out in the Higher Education and Research Act is put into place.”

Note for Editors

Alliance universities have been proud leaders in technical and professional education since the industrial revolution and are still crucial to the success of cities and sectors today,  educating the professional workforce of the future, providing flexible and responsive R&D to businesses of all sizes and solving the problems facing society locally, nationally and across the globe. We are large enough to take risks, experienced at working with key partners and have never lost the enterprising mindset which says we must constantly innovate to stay fit for a changing world.

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