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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.

The second Research Excellence Framework consultation response

March 17, 2017

University Alliance has responded to the consultation on the second Research Excellence Framework led by HEFCE. Read our submission here or click on the image (right). You can read about the origin...

Office for Students fees consultation response

March 17, 2017

We responded to the Office for Students consultation on registration fees and other fees. Read our submission here or click on the image (right). You can read about the original consultation on [&h...

UK research and innovation overseas: A snapshot of University Alliance activity in developing countries

February 6, 2017

The use of academic research to tackle problems in developing countries is an important aspect of international development. It informs policy and practice overseas and directly assists people in e...

Postgraduate doctoral loans consultation response

Postgraduate doctoral loans consultation response

December 19, 2016

We responded to the Department for Education’s consultation on postgraduate doctoral loans. Read our submission here or click on the image (right). You can read about the original consultation here.

Part-time maintenance loans consultation response

December 19, 2016

We responded to the Department for Education’s consultation on part-time maintenance loans. Read our submission here or click on the image (right). You can read about the original consultatio...

Written evidence to Commons Science and Technology Committee on UKRI

December 13, 2016

The Science and Technology Committee has published its conclusions from its inquiry into setting up UK Research & Innovation. The Higher Education and Research Bill will see the Government crea...

Schools that Work for Everyone

December 12, 2016

We responded to the Department for Education consultation, ‘Schools that work for everyone‘.  The Department was seeking views on their proposals to create more good school places. You ...

The impact of exiting the EU on higher education

December 8, 2016

Our written evidence for the Education Committee’s inquiry into the impact of exiting the European Union on higher education has been published. The Committee’s inquiry was launched in Septem...

Universities: delivery partners for industrial strategy

November 23, 2016

University Alliance has published a paper setting out how Alliance universities can help government deliver its ambitions for growth. The document, Universities: delivery partners for industrial st...

Lifelong learning manifesto

November 21, 2016

Ahead of the Autumn Statement 2016, University Alliance has published a lifelong learning manifesto setting out proposals to help learners access higher education throughout their lives. Click on t...