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Our New Chief Executive Vanessa Wilson

March 25, 2019 | by Vanessa Wilson

We are delighted Vanessa Wilson has started as the new CEO of University Alliance. Vanessa joins us from her previous role as Director of Commercial and Communications at UK Sport, […]

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Teesside University hailed for ‘outstanding’ apprenticeship provision

March 6, 2019 | by Olimpia Ades

Teesside University is setting the quality benchmark for apprenticeships having been among the first higher education institutions in the country to have its provision subject to full inspection by...

Coventry University leads £20m global research hub aiming to harness benefits of South-South migration

January 22, 2019 | by comms

Coventry University will lead a £20 million global research hub announced by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) today as part an ambitious new approach – funded through UKRI’s Global Challenges [&he...

Exciting new opportunity at University Alliance

January 21, 2019 | by comms

We have a fantastic new position available in our Communications & Membership team.   University Alliance is looking for a Communications & Engagement Officer to join our experienced t...

Universities Minister calls on HE to improve support for disabled students

January 18, 2019 | by comms

The Minister for Universities Chris Skidmore MP talked this week about the need for universities to do as much as they can to support disabled students. You can read the […]

UA Head of Policy Graeme Wise speaks to Wonkhe podcast

January 14, 2019 | by comms

This week’s Wonkhe podcast covered a range topics including grammar schools, the value of different course and regulation and featured University Alliance’s Head of Policy Graeme Wise. ...

DTA Autumn School

November 5, 2018 | by Olimpia Ades

PhD student Sam Capp reflects on his experience of University Alliance’s DTA Programme ahead of the Autumn School this week. The Doctoral Training Alliance (DTA) is a programme designed to […]

Enterprise Stars 2018 – the winners

June 15, 2018 | by Rachel Clarke

On a fine, if blustery, day in Salford Media City, students from Alliance universities across the country were arriving in town yesterday wondering which way the wind was going to […]

Enterprise Stars: Meet the student entrepreneurs – part 2

May 17, 2018 | by Rachel Clarke

Welcome back to part two of our series looking at the student entrepreneurs taking part in this year’s Enterprise Stars at the University of Salford’s MediaCityUK campus on 14 June. [&h...

Enterprise Stars: Meet the student entrepreneurs part 1

May 17, 2018 | by Rachel Clarke

On 14 June, 13 entrants will be pitching their innovative ideas to a panel of investors. They will be competing for a share of £5,000. Below we write about the […]