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University Alliance shares highlights from members’ offerings during National Apprenticeships Week

February 12, 2021 | by Laura

For National Apprenticeships Week, we have shared the work that our members’ have been doing, the impact that they are making, and the success stories from their respective apprenticeship off...

Virtual panel explores future of apprenticeships in Hertfordshire

February 12, 2021 | by Laura

To celebrate National Apprenticeships Week, the University of Hertfordshire hosted a virtual panel event for employers to explore the role apprenticeships will play in Hertfordshire’s economic reco...

The DTA Rep Committee: Amplifying the voice of PhD researchers

January 5, 2021 | by Laura

By Social Policy Reps Katheryn Margaret Pascoe & April Murray Cantwell During the heart of the Covid-19 pandemic, elections were held to establish the very first representative committee for DT...

DTA3 Year in Review

December 18, 2020 | by Laura

2020 – A third extraordinary year for DTA3 Written by Heather Bennett, Deputy Head of Doctoral Training programmes It might be a cliché to define 2020 as an extraordinary year, […]

2020 reviewed by our networks

December 17, 2020 | by Laura

This year may have been difficult and immensely challenging at times, but throughout it, Alliance universities have come together to respond to the changing circumstances and strengthened their par...

University Alliance ‘20 in 2020′

December 17, 2020 | by Laura

For our ‘Year in review’ series, we have asked colleagues and friends from the UA team and across the Alliance to share with us their highlights, and achievements, from the […]

We need more than workshops to support the wellbeing of PhD researchers

December 1, 2020 | by Dr Ellie Crabtree

This blog first appeared in the Higher Education Policy Institute on 27 November 2020. It is written by University Alliance’s programmes Administrator Dr Ellie Crabtree, who supports the deli...

DTA Images of Research Awards winners reflect on their achievements

November 18, 2020 | by Nick

The Doctoral Training Alliance (DTA) recently held its Images of Research 2020 competition awards, showcasing the very best of Alliance universities early career research talent and creativity in s...

Alliance universities joined by Minister for roundtable on apprenticeship and skills

November 12, 2020 | by Nick

Earlier this week, UA and our member Vice-Chancellors were delighted to be joined by the Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills, Gillian Keegan MP to discuss our shared ambitions and the […]

Alliance universities supporting the nation throughout the pandemic

November 9, 2020 | by Nick Walton, UA Senior Communications Officer

Over the course of 2020, Alliance universities have been at the forefront of the response to the Covid pandemic, proudly supporting their communities, and the nation, throughout this difficult year...