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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.

Budget 2012: harnessing universities to help build a stronger economy for the future

March 8, 2012

Our Budget representation puts forward five proposals ahead of the 2012 Budget.  The proposals are focussed on how Government can best work with universities to lever a wealth of knowledge and [&he...

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Response to UCAS consultation on admissions reform

January 18, 2012

University Alliance response to the UCAS consultation on proposals to reform the university admissions process. We broadly support the changes proposed for 2014 and there is general recognition tha...

Response to Modernisation of Higher Education in Europe: The EU Contribution

December 5, 2011

University Alliance has submitted the following response to the Modernisation of Higher Education in Europe: The EU Contribution. Download it here.

BIS Technical Consultation – a new, fit-for-purpose regulatory framework for the Higher Education sector

October 27, 2011

University Alliance has submitted the following response to the BIS Technical Consultation – a new, fit-for-purpose regulatory framework for the Higher Education sector. Download it here. &nb...

Response to Milburn review into Social Mobility and Child Poverty

October 14, 2011

Improving social mobility is a great focus and strength of Alliance universities. They have leading graduate prospects and on average over twice as many students from lower-income and under-represe...

Higher Education: consultation on potential early repayment mechanisms for student loans

September 22, 2011

University Alliance response to the Hefce consultation Higher Education: consultation on potential early repayment mechanisms for student loans. Download the University Alliance response here. &nbs...

Teaching funding and student number controls, consultation on changes to be implemented in 2012-13

September 22, 2011

University Alliance response to the Teaching funding and student number controls, consultation on changes to be implemented in 2012-13 Download our response here.

University Alliance response to the Higher Education White Paper ‘Students at the Heart of the System’

September 21, 2011

University Alliance response to the Higher Education White Paper ‘Students at the Heart of the System’. Download the University Alliance response here.

University Alliance response to the Higher Education White Paper 'Students at the Heart of the System'

September 21, 2011

University Alliance response to the Higher Education White Paper ‘Students at the Heart of the System’. Download the University Alliance response here.

Growing the Future: universities leading, changing and creating the regional economy

September 19, 2011

Our universities are providing more than just a degree; and that they are more than just part of the education system. Universities are critical to the future growth of our […]