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Strong showing for Alliance universities in National Student Survey

July 15, 2020

In response to the National Student Survey 2020, published today, CEO of University Alliance Vanessa Wilson said: “It is really pleasing to see that student satisfaction levels at Alliance universi...

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UA reacts to the Secretary of State for Education’s speech on FE reform

July 9, 2020

The Secretary of State for Education, Gavin Williamson, today (9 July 2020) made a speech on further education reform, which included the decision to abolish the 50% target of young […]

Anglia Ruskin University joins the University Alliance

July 2, 2020

University Alliance (UA) has today (2 July 2020) announced that Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) has officially joined the mission group. UA represents 12 of the country’s best large to mid-sized [&h...

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University Alliance responds to UK Government research support package

June 27, 2020

The UK Government have today announced a support package for researchers, scientists and technicians working at UK universities during COVID-19. Responding to the announcement, Vanessa Wilson, Univ...

Taskforce on research sustainability needs creative solutions

June 26, 2020

The taskforce on research sustainability must involve professional and technical universities, says UA Chair Debra Humphris  At University Alliance, we welcomed the creation of the Ministerial Univ...

Public believes HE will be important to UK’s recovery from Covid

June 10, 2020

A new survey conducted by Public First for University Alliance has found the public thinks Higher Education will be important to the UK’s recovery from Covid, and universities are playing a key [&h...

UA Summit: Day two summary

June 3, 2020

University Alliance’s (UA) annual conference, under the banner ‘Building on our strengths and serving our communities through crisis and beyond’, is being held as a virtual event on Zoom this [&hel...

First ever University Alliance awards recognise the commitment and dedication of Alliance colleagues

June 3, 2020

University Alliance (UA) is delighted to announce the winners of the first ever UA Awards. The Awards, held online this evening, were a new feature of the UA’s Annual Summit […]

UA Summit: Day one summary

June 2, 2020

University Alliance’s (UA) annual conference, under the banner ‘Building on our strengths and serving our communities through crisis and beyond’, is being held as a virtual event on Zoom this [&hel...

Universities Minister Michelle Donelan MP opens Summit

June 2, 2020

The Universities Minister, Michelle Donelan MP, has this afternoon opened University Alliance’s Summit event with a message thanking the pivotal role Alliance universities have played in the ...