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#ArtIsEssential campaign coalition launch Creative Education Manifesto, calling on all political parties to protect the creative arts talent pipeline

September 21, 2023

Ahead of party conference season, a coalition of creative and higher education organisations have launched their Creative Education Manifesto, calling on all political parties to commit collectivel...

University Alliance welcomes House of Lords report on inquiry into the Office for Students

September 13, 2023

The House of Lords Industry and Regulators Committee has today released a report on their inquiry into the Higher Education regulator the Office for Students (OfS).  The inquiry followed calls [&he...

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Seven winners from universities across the UK announced at the Alliance Awards 2023

September 12, 2023

Seven winners have been announced at University Alliance’s annual awards ceremony: the Alliance Awards 2023.   Representing 16 of the UK’s leading technical and professional universities, Universit...

University Alliance ‘relieved’ as UK re-joins Horizon Europe

September 7, 2023

University Alliance has responded to the announcement that the UK is to re-join Horizon Europe.  Commenting on the news, Vanessa Wilson, CEO of University Alliance, said: “We are delighted and [&he...

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University Alliance responds to A level results day

August 17, 2023

University Alliance, which represents leading professional and technical universities, has responded to this year’s A level results. Data from UCAS, the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service...

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Alliance Awards 2023: shortlisted nominees announced

July 26, 2023

  University Alliance and our partner TechnologyOne are delighted to announce the shortlists for our fourth annual Alliance Awards.   Each of the twenty-nine shortlisted nominees has made...

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University Alliance responds to the Department for Education’s release on Higher Education reform

July 17, 2023

Today (Monday 17 July) the Department of Education have released their response to a consultation on Higher Education reform, alongside comments from the Prime Minister and Secretary of State for [...

University Alliance responds to UCAS and the Sutton Trust’s report on apprenticeships

July 6, 2023

Vanessa Wilson CEO of University Alliance comments in response to a new report by UCAS and the Sutton Trust called ‘Where Next? What Influences the choices of would-be apprentices?’ “We...

University Alliance responds to the publication of the NHS Long-Term Workforce Plan

June 30, 2023

In response to the publication of NHS England’s Long-Term Workforce Plan, the CEO of University Alliance Vanessa Wilson said: “We are pleased and relieved that this plan has now been […]

Debra Humphris, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Brighton, receives CBE in the King’s Birthday Honours List

June 19, 2023

  Professor Debra Humphris, Vice-chancellor of the University of Brighton and Chair of University Alliance, has received a CBE in the King’s Birthday honours list for her outstanding contribut...