Why study at an Alliance university?

Up and down the country, thousands of young people will be anxiously opening their A level or BTEC results this morning in the hope they’ve achieved the grades that have secured them their chosen place at university.

Students are likely to experience a rollercoaster of emotions, even more than usual after these turbulent past few months. University is a transformational experience, where learners of any age go to achieve their ambitions and pursue their passions.

Now more than ever, employers are looking for graduates who can hit the ground running.

That’s why we’re proud to be able to say that Alliance universities rate highly when it comes to preparing job-ready graduates and offering a fantastic student experience.

Alliance universities are known for their access to practical training and for working closely with employers to develop forward thinking, problem solving and entrepreneurial graduates – they are the workforce of today and tomorrow.

Here’s what our Chief Executive, Vanessa Wilson, had to say:


Did you know?

Alliance universities rated highly for employability in this year’s Graduate Outcomes Survey, with 83% of UA graduates reporting that they are in some form of work 15 months after their course completion. In fact, the newest member of the Alliance, Anglia Ruskin University, rated as one of the top five universities in the country for graduate employment. What’s more – 86% of UA graduates said that their current activity is meaningful.

Alliance universities also rated highly again in this year’s National Student Survey, with the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) ranked joint 2nd in England for overall student satisfaction.

Alliance universities offer a diverse range of courses to suit those from any background. Do you want to be an animator, filmmaker, architect or designer? Are you more suited for the health professions or in research? Either way – an Alliance university will have the course for you.


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