Teaching & training: Paramedic virtual reality training centre

February 25, 2016 | by Rachel Clarke

A state-of-the-art clinical simulation centre is providing paramedic science students with the opportunity to practise working in real-life emergency settings without even stepping off campus. Base...

Building healthy cities: Alliance universities case studies

February 25, 2016 | by Rachel Clarke

In our Regional Leadership Series report Building healthy cities: The role of universities in the health ecosystem, we set out a case for the contribution universities make to health and wellbeing....

Refocusing the Student Opportunity Fund

February 1, 2016 | by Peter Horrocks

The Prime Minister has certainly put the cat amongst the pigeons. His broadside in the Sunday Times is reminiscent of Gordon Brown’s assault on Laura Spence in 2000 which led […]

Teaching & training: Meeting the workforce needs of local healthcare community

January 28, 2016 | by Rachel Clarke

The University of Lincoln is producing new generations of nurses to meet the workforce needs of its local healthcare community. Almost 100 new nurses began work on the wards of […]

How can your research impact on future policies?

January 11, 2016 | by Dr Jean-Christophe Nebel

Dr Jean-Christophe Nebel, Associate Professor in Computing Science and Bioinformatics at Kingston University, recently took part in the Royal Society’s pairing scheme. He shadowed Graham Dean, High...

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...

Innovative students

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...