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Party Conferences: an opportunity to set out our vision for universities

October 19, 2012 | by Professor Steve West

I have recently returned from my first ever Party Conference season and I wanted to share with you the points I made at the events we ran there. More about […]

Collaboration by design

October 16, 2012 | by Professor Andrew Cooper

Trans-disciplinary learning at the new University of Salford MediaCityUK campus In October 2012, the University of Salford opened its new MediaCityUK campus to 1 500 students across the broad area ...

Teesside University: Inspiring success

October 12, 2012 | by Professor Cliff Hardcastle

Teesside University is committed to working in partnership to enable individuals and organisations to achieve their potential through high quality learning, research and knowledge transfer. Busines...

DigitalCity Innovation

October 12, 2012 | by Andrew Henry

Built on Teesside University’s world-renowned expertise and reputation in digital media and digital technology, DigitalCity Innovation (DCI) is creating record numbers of high growth businesses and...

Providing specialist entrepreneurial support

October 12, 2012 | by Andrew Henry

Teesside University has been awarded £25,000 from social entrepreneurship charity UnLtd to help support social enterprise as part of a new initiative by the Higher Education Funding Council. Teessi...

A commitment to business engagement

October 12, 2012 | by Professor Cliff Hardcastle

When I became Deputy Vice-Chancellor, one of my driving ambitions was that Teesside University would achieve regional, national and international recognition as the UK’s leading university for its ...

The value of design in solving business and industrial problems

October 6, 2012 | by Stephen Hoskins

My views on design stem from my personal experience. My background is of a visual arts practitioner, who ran a small business for many years, but who now conducts research […]

The sector’s long-term health has to be at the forefront of our thinking

September 11, 2012 | by Professor Steve West

As I start my term of office as Chair of University Alliance, we see the initial impact of the reforms to higher education begin to work their way through. Students […]

Cabinet reshuffle: continuity at a time of great change

September 6, 2012 | by Libby Hackett

Writing in the Guardian Higher Education Network blog, Libby Hackett writes about the welcome news that David Willetts is to stay on as university minister.  A cabinet reshuffle can always be count...

Farewell from Professor Janet Beer

July 23, 2012 | by Janet Beer

By September, I will have served my term of office as Chair of University Alliance and it will be time to hand over to Steve West at the University of […]