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Our welcome note to the new Prime Minister

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

University Alliance imagines a fictitious situation where we are leaving a welcome note for the new Prime Minister. Read more »

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A Snapshot of Science

July 12, 2019 | by Matilda Embling- Communications and Engagement Officer, University Alliance

DTA Bioscience researchers describe their PhDs in just one image. Read more »

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The 2019 University Alliance Summit

June 6, 2019 | by Vanessa Wilson - CEO University Alliance

CEO Vanessa Wilson reflects on the recent University Alliance summit and looks forward to the future. Read more »

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AUGAR: Our CEO Vanessa Wilson Sets Out Her Initial Thoughts

May 30, 2019 | by Vanessa Wilson- CEO University Alliance

So it’s finally landed. And landed very heavily at 200-plus pages and 50 recommendations. Philip Augar and his panel has done exactly what ministers asked for – a serious, detailed […]

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Made At Uni- The Nation’s Lifesavers

May 16, 2019 | by Vanessa Wilson- CEO University Alliance

Today, Universities UK launches its second phase of the successful ‘Made at Uni’ campaign. The University Alliance is once again incredibly proud to support this initiative. The focus of this [&hel...

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Bringing Researchers Together: The DTA Spring School

May 15, 2019 | by Matilda Embling- Communications and Engagement Officer, University Alliance

The UA Communications Officer reflects on the first ever DTA Spring School. Read more »

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Stronger Together: Building A University Alliance For The Future

May 10, 2019 | by Matilda

Writing for, our CEO Vanessa Wilson outlines how universities must stand together to respond to the challenges facing the higher education sector – and what this means for Universi...

mind the gap

We’re failing students unless closing the attainment gap is a priority

May 2, 2019 | by Steven Spier, Vice-Chancellor Kingston University

Today sees the publication of a joint report by Universities UK and the National Union of Students into a critical issue affecting the higher education sector – the attainment gap […]

Students In Classroom

Nottingham Trent University to Lead National Social Mobility Research Centre

April 17, 2019 | by Matilda Embling

How can universities best break down barriers to social mobility? That’s what Nottingham Trent University researchers will set out to answer as part of the new national evidence and impact […]

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TEF Submission- Public Statement

April 15, 2019 | by Matilda Embling

University Alliance has published its full response to the Independent Review of the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) calls for views – which closed in February. The R...