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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...

Mind the gap report – Aston University case study

October 13, 2015 | by Rachel Clarke

Aston University  – strategic partnership with Capgemini to offer an online Degree Apprenticeship programme in the IT sector Aston University developed a strategic partnership with the IT ser...

Mind the gap report – Coventry University case study

October 13, 2015 | by Rachel Clarke

Coventry University – Partnership with Unipart Manufacturing Group to develop the Institute for Advanced manufacturing and Engineering (AME) AME is a large scale collaboration between Coventr...

Kingston University’s Big Read

September 29, 2015 | by Tom Frostick

Students starting an undergraduate or masters degree at Kingston University this year were all sent a special copy of About a Boy by Nick Hornby. Starting university can be a […]

Being innovative about the future of innovation funding

August 21, 2015 | by Faye Taylor

Last month, the Conservative Government launched its “Productivity Plan” – an ambitious document which aims ‘to reverse the long-term productivity problem and secure rising living standards and a b...