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UA institutions play important role in action against climate change

June 11, 2021 | by Laura

Some of the world’s most influential leaders are convening in Cornwall this weekend for the G7 summit, with discussions on combatting the climate crisis high on their agendas. With this [&hel...

How volunteering for the NHS helped me become a pandemic-resilient PGR (and introduced me to the Queen!)

June 10, 2021 | by Anderson Akponeware

As a doctoral researcher, I found myself in a lonely place at the beginning of the pandemic, wallowing in self-pity about the impact the pandemic was having on my research, […]

Creative arts subjects vital for supporting UK innovation and economy

June 9, 2021 | by Laura

As University Alliance member Kingston University today releases their #FutureSkillsLeagueTable campaign, which champions the importance of creative skills for employers and warns against the under...

Partnerships with employers: how Alliance institutions are readying graduates for the job market

June 8, 2021 | by Laura

Alliance universities work hand-in-glove with globally-renowned employers across the country to ensure our graduates leave with skills that allow them to step seamlessly into working life. As part ...

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...