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A good degree leads to a good job: is it that simple?

June 3, 2013 | by Anna Chojnicka

When I was at school I remember being told to work hard so that I’d get into university: ‘If you go to university and get a good degree, you’ll get […]

HEBCI start up figures

May 24, 2013 | by Naomi Weir

Newly released HEBCI figures show that universities in the UK contributed £3.4 billion to the economy in 2011-12 through services to business, including commercialisation of new knowledge, delivery...

Harnessing the power of changemakers

May 21, 2013 | by Sam Jones

I believe we need to see a major shake-up in our universities that allows them to better respond to the changing global economy. Our universities need to become hubs of […]

Move over coffee houses, it’s time for Tea Sheds!

April 24, 2013 | by Jules Quinn

Unfortunately Jules was unable to join us at our Parliamentary launch of Start-up: a story as she was busy preparing her own launch – of the exciting new pop-up Tea […]

Our celebration by the Thames

April 17, 2013 | by Naomi Weir

The sun shone over the Thames as the great and good of student and graduate enterprise gathered at the Terrace Pavilion in Parliament for the launch of Start-up: a story. […]

Celebrating graduates who are turning their business ideas into reality

April 16, 2013 | by Libby & Hushpreet

Start-up: a story celebrates graduates who are turning their business idea into reality. Their stories give a rich insight into the realities of starting up and the important contribution of our gr...

University of South Wales is Launched

April 11, 2013 | by Louisa Carpenter

We are delighted to welcome the merger of the University of Wales, Newport with the University of Glamorgan to form The University of South Wales which opens its doors to […]

Stepping up and responding to employability

March 11, 2013 | by Liam Burns

Having recently published a report into employability with the CBI, aimed at helping students make the most of their time in higher education and now as we roll-out our landmark […]

We are all global

March 4, 2013 | by Professor Pamela Gillies

I am very excited about the upcoming University Alliance event “Growing global graduates: UK universities equipping graduates for the future” taking place at Going Global 2013. I will be chairing [...

Growing global graduates

February 28, 2013 | by Libby Hackett

Graduate careers are under the spotlight like never before. Students recognise the value of higher education in improving their employability. Students want to ensure their degree and time at unive...