Publications

Start-up: a story

August 16, 2013

  Start-up: a story, a joint University Alliance and NACUE project, celebrates the graduates who are turning their business idea into reality. Our toolkit, containing stories, top tips and lin...

UK universities growing global graduates

March 5, 2013

Graduate careers are under the spotlight like never before. Students recognise the value of higher education in improving their employability. Students want to ensure their degree and time at unive...

uni_vision: what is your vision for universities?

November 15, 2012

Today we are excited to be launching our new animation and booklet looking at the future of universities in the UK. Over the past year, as part of our university_vision […]

Problem Solved: University Research Answering Today’s Challenges

June 27, 2012

University Alliance has launched its latest publication, Problem Solved: university research answering today’s challenges. The report brings together a new collection of case studies showcasing the...

The way we’ll work: labour market trends and preparing for the hourglass

March 27, 2012

Our new report, ‘The way we’ll work: labour market trends and preparing for the hourglass,’ which highlights that the shortage of graduates threatens the future growth of the UK economy. […]

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 […]

Funding research excellence: research group size, critical mass & performance

July 12, 2011

University Alliance institutions are proud of the world-leading research that they undertake. They have proved their value through the RAE. The main findings of this research are compelling: that t...

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More than just a degree: stories of empowered students

May 12, 2011

We have news for you: universities have changed and so have the students who study there – and not in the way you might think. We refute notions of lazy […]

Keeping knowledge at the centre of growth

March 15, 2011

Universities are not just part of a growth strategy, they are central to it. Joining together our university research with business innovation is key to generating business growth and jobs, […]

Efficiency, leadership and partnership: an approach that delivers shared economic priorities

June 7, 2010

In the UK’s global, knowledge-based economy, where 80% of new jobs are in high-skill areas and new and growth industries take a high-tech, high-skill and innovative approach, universities are playi...