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New Year’s Honours for Alliance universities’ staff

January 5, 2016 | by Rachel Clarke

Staff at Alliance universities have been recognised for exceptional achievement and service in the annual New Year’s Honours List. Among them are three academics from UWE Bristol: Professor Nichola...

Finding out what a law firm looks for in the lawyers of tomorrow

December 21, 2015 | by Joshua Chauhan

Joshua Chauhan, a second year law student at Plymouth University, recently attended an open day at Clifford Chance law firm exclusively organised for Alliance universities students. Below he shares...

Shedding light on policymaking and research

December 17, 2015 | by Darrin Baines

The Royal Society’s pairing scheme brings together research scientists with UK parliamentarians and civil servants. They learn about each other’s work by spending time together in Westm...

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The Teaching Excellence Framework: Five key principles

December 8, 2015 | by David Maguire

Professor David Maguire is Vice Chancellor of the University of Greenwich and gave evidence this week representing University Alliance This week I gave evidence to the House of Commons Business, [&...

University Alliance in context… what do students think?

November 20, 2015 | by William Annandale

William Annandale, Managing Partner for Quadrant Consultants Ltd,  guest blogs for University Alliance University Alliance universities take pride in their focus on employability.  They claim to ‘e...

Teaching & curriculum development: Putting law into practice

November 12, 2015 | by Rachel Clarke

The Masters of Law and Practice (MLP) degree at the University of Huddersfield Law School integrates a traditional three-year law degree (LLB) and one-year Legal Practice Course (LPC) into a four-y...

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From Bangladesh to Great Britain: university-business collaboration will bring a bright future

October 23, 2015 | by Maddalaine Ansell

On my flight from Dubai to Bangladesh for a British Council Global Education Dialogue, I was surrounded by young Bangladeshi men excited about coming home for their annual holiday.  Every […]

Mind the gap report – University of Sheffield case study

October 13, 2015 | by Rachel Clarke

University of Sheffield – AMRC Training Centre The AMRC Training Centre based at the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) at the University of Sheffield provides advanced apprentices...

Mind the gap report – Liverpool John Moores University case study

October 13, 2015 | by Rachel Clarke

Partnership between Barclays UK Strategic Centre of Excellence and Liverpool John Moores University Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) has a rapidly growing partnership with Barclays UK’...

Mind the gap report – University of Lincoln case study

October 13, 2015 | by Rachel Clarke

University of Lincoln – strategic collaboration with employers to develop new Schools in STEM subjects The University of Lincoln developed new Schools in the STEM fields of Engineering, Pharm...