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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.

Delivering excellence across the UK

June 7, 2013

The future success of economic growth in the UK will be based on the talent and innovation of people from across the country. Universities are the engines to build this […]

Delivering excellence across the UK

June 7, 2013

The future success of economic growth in the UK will be based on the talent and innovation of people from across the country. Universities are the engines to build this […]

Our response to the Witty Review

May 31, 2013

Background In response to the Heseltine Review, the government invited Sir Andrew Witty to lead a review to explore how universities can work with Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) and other loc...

Student number controls and teaching funding consultation for 2013-14 and beyond

June 21, 2012

University Alliance response to the HEFCE consultation on student number controls and teaching funding for 2013-14 and beyond. Download our response here.

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...