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Regional Investment, European Funding and Defining Value: The Future Challenges for Research

December 18, 2019 | by Vanessa Wilson- CEO University Alliance

This blog was initially published by Research Fortnight.  The new government’s agenda poses universities some existential questions, says Vanessa Wilson A December election was always going t...

British Academy join our call to look beyond salary-led definitions of value

December 4, 2019 | by Harriet Barnes- Head of Policy, The British Academy

With a potential future Conservative government threatening to tackle “low-value” degrees, what do we actually mean by “value” when it comes to Higher Education and how we can avoid being led astra...

Invest in technical skills by bridging the false HE/ FE divide

November 30, 2019 | by Susanna Kalitowski, Head of Policy, University Alliance

As we prepare for a new government Susanna Kalitowski looks at the problematic divide between HE and FE and how this is preventing us addressing key skills shortages. Read more »

The Next Government must Invest Across the Whole of Nursing Education

November 23, 2019 | by Beth Button- Head of Communications, University Alliance

Commitments from political parties to return financial support for nursing students are welcome, but for Alliance universities to help resolve the NHS workforce crisis, investment must be made acro...

Profile: Professor Alistair Fitt, Deputy Chair of University Alliance

November 1, 2019 | by Matilda Embling- Communications and Engagement Officer

We caught up with Professor Alistair Fitt, VC of Oxford Brookes, to find out more about UA's new Deputy Chair. Read more »

Profile: Professor Debra Humphris, Chair of University Alliance

October 11, 2019 | by Matilda

We met with the University of Brighton Vice-Chancellor and newly appointed University Alliance Chair to find out more about her past and what drives her. Read more »

Commuting students – enhancing a different student experience

September 27, 2019 | by Dr Sal Jarvis- Pro Vice-Chancellor, Education and Student Experience, the University of Hertfordshire

Dr Sal Jarvis from the University of Hertfordshire guest blogs for HEPI on the experience of students who commute. Read more »

The DTA is International- Part 2

September 17, 2019 | by Ifrah Mussa- DTA Energy Researcher- Kingston University

Second year DTA student Ifrah Mussa, outlines her experience of studying internationally, on placement in China, during her PhD. Read more »

The DTA is International-Part 1

September 5, 2019 | by Matilda Embling- Communications and Engagement Officer, University Alliance

In the first part of our DTA is International series, hear from some of the DTA's current students on why the international element of the programme is so important. Read more »

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Why we’re supporting the campaign for creative education

August 19, 2019 | by Vanessa Wilson- CEO University Alliance

This blog was first published as part of the Creative Industries Federation’s campaign to promote the importance of creative education.  Find out more about the campaign and how you can [&hel...