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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...

Developing a LGBTQ* network for Postgraduate Researchers in Higher Education

February 15, 2021 | by Benjamin Archer

My name is Ben and I identify as a gay man. I have spent much of my academic life studying topics that can be surmised as falling within the discipline […]

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Obsessions with outcomes won’t deliver the flexible revolution

February 15, 2021 | by Susanna Kalitowski

The government will not succeed in its efforts to increase flexible and modular provision until it ends its obsession with narrow student outcomes, argues Susanna Kalitowski. This article first app...

University Alliance shares highlights from members’ offerings during National Apprenticeships Week

February 12, 2021 | by Laura

For National Apprenticeships Week, we have shared the work that our members’ have been doing, the impact that they are making, and the success stories from their respective apprenticeship off...

Virtual panel explores future of apprenticeships in Hertfordshire

February 12, 2021 | by Laura

To celebrate National Apprenticeships Week, the University of Hertfordshire hosted a virtual panel event for employers to explore the role apprenticeships will play in Hertfordshire’s economic reco...

The DTA Rep Committee: Amplifying the voice of PhD researchers

January 5, 2021 | by Laura

By Social Policy Reps Katheryn Margaret Pascoe & April Murray Cantwell During the heart of the Covid-19 pandemic, elections were held to establish the very first representative committee for DT...

DTA3 Year in Review

December 18, 2020 | by Laura

2020 – A third extraordinary year for DTA3 Written by Heather Bennett, Deputy Head of Doctoral Training programmes It might be a cliché to define 2020 as an extraordinary year, […]

2020 reviewed by our networks

December 17, 2020 | by Laura

This year may have been difficult and immensely challenging at times, but throughout it, Alliance universities have come together to respond to the changing circumstances and strengthened their par...

University Alliance ‘20 in 2020′

December 17, 2020 | by Laura

For our ‘Year in review’ series, we have asked colleagues and friends from the UA team and across the Alliance to share with us their highlights, and achievements, from the […]

We need more than workshops to support the wellbeing of PhD researchers

December 1, 2020 | by Dr Ellie Crabtree

This blog first appeared in the Higher Education Policy Institute on 27 November 2020. It is written by University Alliance’s programmes Administrator Dr Ellie Crabtree, who supports the deli...