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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.

University Alliance: HE Green Paper response

January 15, 2016

Read our response to the Government’s Green Paper: Fulfilling Our Potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice. (Either click on the link above or the image) We agree th...

Response to the BIS Commons Select Committee Inquiry assessing quality in HE

November 2, 2015

Read our written evidence submitted to the BIS Commons Select Committee Inquiry assessing quality in higher education. Click on our logo to download the PDF. We recommend: Quality Assessment (QA) a...

Mind the gap: Engaging employers to secure the future of STEM in higher education

October 9, 2015

University-business engagement comes in many forms. There are numerous policy reports that have looked at how universities can best support collaboration with business on applied research and knowl...

University Alliance submission to House of Lords Select Committee on Social Mobility

September 16, 2015

Read our submission to the House of Lords’ Select Committee on Social Mobility.

University Alliance submission to the Inquiry into the Science Budget

September 16, 2015

Read our submission to the House of Commons’ Science & Technology Committee’s Inquiry into the Science Budget.  

CSR: Research and innovation funding

September 14, 2015

We’ve published our submission to the Comprehensive Spending Review – Research and innovation funding. We have also summarised the key priorities for research and innovation funding we ...

CSR: Skills for new growth

September 14, 2015

Read University Alliance’s submission to the Comprehensive Spending Review – ‘Skills for new growth’. We have also summarised the key priorities for skills for new growth fo...

Our response to the Productivity Plan Inquiry

September 14, 2015

We’ve submitted our response to BIS Select Committee Inquiry into the Productivity Plan. Read what we recommend to secure Britain’s future and  drive local economic growth by clicking o...

University Alliance responds to BIS’ Postgraduate loans consultation

May 28, 2015

University Alliance has submitted a response to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills’ consultation on support for postgraduate study. The Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osbo...

University Alliance response to the Nurse Review

April 17, 2015

University Alliance has today submitted a response to the Nurse Review of Research Councils. Sir Paul Nurse was asked to lead an independent advisory group to review, with research councils, how [&...