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University Alliance responds to Sir Keir Starmer’s announcement to overhaul the skills and apprenticeships system

September 28, 2022

University Alliance has responded to Leader of the Opposition Sir Keir Starmer’s announcement to overhaul the skills and apprenticeships system. Vanessa Wilson, CEO of the Alliance, said: “Alliance...

Student nurses

University leaders respond to Shadow Chancellor’s pledge to grow number of nurses

September 26, 2022

University Alliance has responded to Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves’ announcement today regarding university places for medical and nursing students. Vanessa Wilson, CEO of the Alliance, sai...

A Vision For Growth

A vision for growth: University Alliance outlines six actions the government can take to drive growth through universities

September 22, 2022

As the new government settle in to their posts and prepare for a fiscal event on Friday (23 September), University Alliance have released A Vision for Growth. In it, the […]

University Alliance board takes on new leadership

September 1, 2022

The new leadership team for the University Alliance board take up their roles today, following their election earlier this year. They will guide the Alliance group as they develop and […]

University Alliance responds to the BEIS ‘Plan B’ announcement, on an alternative to Horizon Europe

July 21, 2022

Responding to the BEIS announcement yesterday on a ‘Plan B’ alternative to Horizon Europe, University Alliance CEO Vanessa Wilson said: “University Alliance welcomes yesterday’s announcement from g...

DTA Summer School 2022 begins this week, with an emphasis on community

July 5, 2022

  This week, on Wednesday 6th July, the Doctoral Training Alliance will be setting up shop at the University of Brighton for their annual Summer School event. This will be […]

Alliance Awards winners announced during ceremony hosted at Kingston University Town House

June 10, 2022

Winners of the University Alliance’s ‘Alliance Awards’ were announced on Tuesday during a ceremony hosted by Kingston University. The awards celebrate excellence in higher education and recognise a...

Alliance universities ‘taking great strides forwards’ with world-leading research output

May 12, 2022

Alliance Universities are continuing to strengthen their contribution to the UK’s world-leading research, Research Excellence Framework (REF) results have shown. University Alliance members, fiftee...

Robert Gordon University joins the University Alliance

May 11, 2022

University Alliance (UA) has today (11 May January 2022) announced that Robert Gordon University has officially joined the mission group as its fifteenth member. University Alliance represents the ...

Shortlisted nominees announced for the Alliance Awards 2022

May 11, 2022

  The shortlisted nominees for the Alliance Awards 2022 have been announced today (11th May 2022), with 33 individuals and teams recognised for their inspiring work across 7 categories. The [&...