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Winner of the Integrity Award at Alliance Awards 2020 recounts her award-winning work

May 12, 2021 | by Lorraine Slater

Written by Lorraine Slater, Research Student Officer (Recruitment and Researcher Development), The Doctoral College, University of Brighton Lorraine has been with the University of Brighton’s Docto...

With the right support, universities can help power an economic, social and cultural recovery

May 5, 2021 | by Professor Debra Humphris

First published in Public Sector Focus on 28th April 2021. Written by University Alliance Chair, Professor Debra Humphris.  The nation’s universities have played a vital role on the frontline and [...

Kingston University remembers Emily Hughes, winner of the Braveheart Award at the Alliance Awards 2020

April 29, 2021 | by Kingston University

Emily Hughes, winner of the Braveheart Award in the Alliance Awards last year, was a driving member of KU Cares – a programme at Kingston University which supports care leavers, […]

University Alliance launch ‘Driving Academic Diversity in their Media Voices’ campaign with live online panel event

April 28, 2021 | by Laura

Yesterday, we launched our campaign ‘Driving Academic Diversity in our Media Voices’, which aims to take practical action to support greater numbers of diverse academics to engage with the media. T...

Star Award winner at Alliance Awards 2020 highlights her award-winning work

April 21, 2021 | by Ali Bushnell

Written by Ali Bushnell, Student Communications Co-ordinator at Coventry University and 2020 winner of the Star Award Well, what a year that has been! Working in student communications has never [&...

The DTA celebrates International Women’s Day 2021 with an ‘in conversation with’ talk

March 8, 2021 | by DTA

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2021, the DTA brought together four women in leadership roles within the programme, who are at different stages of their career. Following the theme for [&hel...

Beth Button

Vaccines, R&D and the Budget

March 8, 2021 | by Beth Button

This blog first appeared on the Higher Education Policy Institute on Wednesday 3 March.  With the latest news that every adult in England will be offered a vaccine by the […]

Supporting student mental health during the pandemic and beyond

March 3, 2021 | by Professor Steve West

Written by Vice-Chancellor of UWE Bristol and University Alliance board member Professor Steve West Good mental health enables students to learn, work and strengthen their communities. As universit...

Groundhog Day: Managing Motivation when Working from Home

March 3, 2021 | by Katheryn Margaret Pascoe

Katheryn Margaret Pascoe DTA3 Social Policy Researcher and DTA Rep Committee Co-Chair Ulster University @PascoeKm Like many of us completing PhDs here in the UK, I have been working from […]

Digital teaching and learning: time for a blended approach

March 2, 2021 | by Laura

Written by Professor Mark Simpson, Pro-Vice Chancellor at Teesside University and member of the University Alliance Teaching and Learning network  Sir Michael Barber’s review of Digital Teaching an...