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Featured: University Alliance respond to Hefce grant letter from BIS

February 10, 2014

Sky Ladders by Evelyn Berg

In response to today’s grant letter to Hefce, Libby Hackett, Chief Executive of University Alliance said: “We applaud the Government’s commitment to protect direct funding for high-cost students, not just high-cost subjects. It shows a Government that understands the hard … Continue reading

In the News: THE – Post-92s say Atkins disquiet is ‘academic snobbery’

August 1, 2013

Times Higher Education

University Alliance has responded to criticisms over the appointment of Professor Madeleine Atkins as the new Chief Executive of Hefce. Speaking to Times Higher Education, Professor Steve West, Chair of University Alliance, suggested that this “ridiculous” argument derived from “academic … Continue reading

Blog: Knowledge exchange remains crucial for growth

May 8, 2012

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Set against a backdrop of a global recession and an uncertain future political and economic landscape, UK higher education’s role in knowledge exchange remains a critical part of the innovation ecosystem, on which lies many policymakers’ hopes for future long-term … Continue reading

Consultation Response: University Alliance response to HEFCE consultation on allocation method for postgraduate research funding from 2012-13

July 18, 2011

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University Alliance Response to HEFCE consultation on allocation method for postgraduate research funding from 2012-13 Consultation question 1: Do you agree that for 2012-13 we should increase the value of the RDP supervision fund, by up to £35 million? Consultation question … Continue reading

Consultation Response: University Alliance response to HEFCE consultation – Higher Education Innovation Funding 2011 – 15

April 7, 2011

Alliance response to HEFCE HEIF consultation

University Alliance Response to HEFCE consultation – Higher Education Innovation Funding 2011 – 15 Consultation question 1: Is our proposal of a threshold HEIF allocation a satisfactory and appropriate response to the need now to focus HEIF on the most … Continue reading

News & Media: University Alliance urges the Coalition Government to provide a vision for the UK economy

March 17, 2011

Libby Aston, Director of University Alliance, said in response to the Hefce grant announcement – “Ahead of next week’s budget, we urge the Coalition Government to provide the much needed economic vision and growth strategy that guarantees investment in future … Continue reading

News & Media: Government must lead the race to the top

February 2, 2011

Responding to the HEFCE funding for 2011-12 Libby Aston said, “We’re now starting to see what these cuts mean for universities. While we support HEFCE’s approach to managing the reduced allocation, we must again question whether the total level of … Continue reading

News & Media: University Alliance urges careful investment of limited public funds for 2011-12 and beyond

December 20, 2010

Responding to the Government’s Grant letter to HEFCE outlining funding for 2011-12, published on 20 December 2010, Libby Aston, Director of University Alliance, said: “Nobody likes cuts but we appreciate efforts to protect university funding in a year of significant … Continue reading

News & Media: Response to the HEFCE grant allocation letter received by universities

July 22, 2010

Responding to the HEFCE grant allocation letter received by universities this week, Libby Aston, Director of University Alliance, said: “HEFCE have dealt with a difficult funding environment well, managing a high level of uncertainty and cuts in overall funding to … Continue reading

Consultation Response: University Alliance response to HEFCE review of teaching funding method

June 8, 2010

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Consultation question 1: Do you broadly agree with our statement of the purpose of HEFCE’s funding for teaching? Consultation question 2: Do you broadly agree that our funding method should give institutions the freedom to manage provision in a way … Continue reading