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At University Alliance, just like our universities, our approach is about putting solutions, innovation and enterprise at the core of everything we do – for the wider public and economic benefit of the UK.

We conduct, promote and disseminate research and analysis into matters related to higher education, including higher education policy, to inform and improve public and political discourse about the value of universities and the public benefit they deliver.

In taking a non-partisan, non-political approach we are able to bring together thought-leaders and experts from across the sector as well as government, industry and other charities to identify solutions that will sustain a world-leading, enterprising and innovative higher education sector.

All Universities need to raise our game on access and participation – University Alliance response to the Office for Students consultation

October 24, 2018

University Alliance has responded to the Office for Students’ consultation on A New Approach to Regulating Access & Participation in English Higher Education. Liz Bromley, Acting Chief Ex...

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Growing Research Impact

July 4, 2018

On the three-year anniversary of the launch of the Doctoral Training Alliance, we have published a new report about the programme. Growing Research Impact illustrates the ways the programme has [&h...

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Ladders of Opportunity

June 6, 2018

Our new report, Ladders of Opportunity, explores the extensive range of university provision from sub-degree qualifications (Levels 4 and 5) through to postgraduate study (Levels 7 and 8). The find...

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Response to subject-level TEF consultation

May 23, 2018

University Alliance has published its response to the consultation on the development of Teaching Excellence Framework at subject level. To read UA’s response in full, follow this link. An ac...

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UA response to the Post-18 & Funding Review call for evidence

May 2, 2018

University Alliance’s response to the Post-18 and Funding Review call for evidence is published online here. In answering the questions posed by the consultation, UA’s submission focuse...

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House of Commons Education Select Committee inquiry into the quality of apprenticeships and skills training

January 31, 2018

We submitted our response to the House of Commons Select Committee Inquiry into the quality of apprenticeships and skills training. You can download by clicking on this link or on […]

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Vocation, Vocation, Vocation

January 29, 2018

Vocation, Vocation, Vocation – a new report from the Social Market Foundation with University Alliance and Pearson – calls for greater recognition of the ‘important contributions’ of vocational ent...

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UA response to the Office for Students: Regulatory Framework Consultation

January 16, 2018

The Department for Education recently carried out a consultation on behalf of the Office for Students (OfS) regarding the regulation of the higher education sector. The OfS will introduce the [&hel...

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UA responds to the NUS Poverty Commission

December 12, 2017

We provided written evidence to the NUS Poverty Commission which aims to address barriers working class students face in regards to access, retention and success in post-16 education. You can read ...

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Education Committee inquiry into value for money in HE

December 8, 2017

The House of Commons Education Select Committee has published the written evidence for its inquiry into value for money in higher education, including University Alliance’s written submission...

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