Innovation Growth Lab Global Conference – plenty of food for thought

June 26, 2017 | by Tom Frostick

Tom Frostick reports back from the Innovation Growth Lab (IGL) Global Conference, hosted by Nesta in collaboration with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, World Bank Group, Cotec Foundation, “La...


Innovating Future Business 2017: How can universities grow an entrepreneur?

June 14, 2017 | by Joshua Hastings

As the academic year draws to an end, students can begin to look beyond exam dates and assignment deadlines to the summer break. For many students the summer represents a chance […]


Why should you attend the BCC Business and Education Summit 2017?

June 13, 2017 | by Annmarie McQueen

University Alliance is proud to be a reciprocal partner for the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) Business and Education Summit 2017, taking place on Thursday 6 July 2017 at etc. venues, St [&hell...

University of Huddersfield: Podiatry Clinic

June 8, 2017 | by Rachel Clarke

Combining community services with clinical assessment experience Every year University of Huddersfield staff and students work in partnership with external clinicians and sector partners to provide...

University of Salford: BSc Civil Engineering

June 8, 2017 | by Rachel Clarke

Pioneering a new Civil Engineering curriculum based around real-world design challenges co-created and assessed with employers and flexible online learning. With industry relevance and practical ap...

Mapping the roads to excellence

June 7, 2017 | by Dr Sam Grogan

In brief moments, I sometimes crave for an unattainable simplicity in life. But, through working with colleagues and students across the sector, I am continually reminded that it would be […]

Raising pupils’ achievements in India by bringing teachers back into the classroom

June 1, 2017 | by Freda Wolfenden

…I used to speak in front of the class for 95% of the time, now I make a Learning Plan and I make sure to include questions and getting the […]

New model for alumni engagement improves understanding of managing money

May 16, 2017 | by Professor Janette Rutterford

The under-40s are less financially capable than their elders, according to recent research. Many people are taking on financial risks without realising the implications and 16% of us are unable [&h...

International Green Gown Award Winner

Mobilising Bristol’s students to create a greener future

May 5, 2017 | by Professor Jim Longhurst

A joint project between Bristol’s two universities and the local community has won an International Green Gown Award in recognition of its work to pave the way for a more […]

Innovating Future Business 2017

Innovating Future Business 2017: Welcome the entrepreneurs

April 28, 2017 | by Joshua Hastings

Innovating Future Business is an enterprise competition encouraging innovative, forward-thinking business ideas, open to students from Alliance universities.  With over 1,000 graduate start-ups com...