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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.

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...

The Hidden Story: Understanding knowledge exchange partnerships with the creative economy

December 4, 2017

The Hidden Story research project has published a major report into the contribution of university knowledge exchange to the creative economy. The AHRC-funded research The Hidden Story: Understandi...

Science budget and Industrial Strategy inquiry

November 9, 2017

University Alliance’s written evidence to the Science and Technology Committee’s Science Budget and Industrial Strategy inquiry has now been published. You can find the Committee’...

UA responds to the House of Lords’ Economics of higher, further and technical education Inquiry

November 1, 2017

University Alliance submitted evidence to the House of Lords’ Economics of higher, further and technical education Inquiry. We do not recommend fundamental changes to system but there are som...

Technical and professional excellence: perspectives on learning and teaching

October 19, 2017

The diversity of Britain’s higher education system is its greatest strength, with institutions not only offering students a wide choice of high-quality courses but also a range of learning environm...

Technical & Professional Excellence

October 10, 2017

Technical & Professional Excellence highlights the strength of Alliance universities’ offer to international students and overseas partners. It profiles our global connections and aims to raise...

University Alliance Strategic Framework 2017-18

October 1, 2017

As a mission group, our aim is to champion technical and professional universities. We promote the value of Alliance universities to the UK and government policy goals in the context of Brexit, the...

University Alliance responds to the Industry Strategy Consultation

April 27, 2017

In January, the Government published the Building our Industrial Strategy green paper to address long-term challenges to the UK economy. University Alliance has responded to the consultation on the...

University Alliance: Higher education and research priorities for the 2017 General Election

April 27, 2017

Ahead of the General Election on 8 June, University Alliance sets out higher education and research priorities for the next government. Support excellent technical and professional education at all...

Managing Intellectual Property and technology transfer

March 20, 2017

University Alliance submitted evidence to the House of Common’s Science and Technology Committee inquiry on managing Intellectual Property (IP) and technology transfer. Technology transfer an...