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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 ...

University Alliance gives evidence to Education Committee

May 19, 2020

On Monday 18 May, University Alliance was invited to give evidence to the Education Select Committee, as part of their inquiry into the impact of covid on education services. UA’s […]

UA welcomes government support package

May 4, 2020

 In response to today’s announcement from the UK government of a package of support for the higher education sector to address immediate and future challenges posed by the COVID-19 crisis, […]

University Alliance supports UUK proposals to provide financial stability to the sector

April 10, 2020

Universities UK have today announced a package of measures designed to ensure the higher education sector is able to overcome the financial challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The support [...

Statement on ensuring fair assessments in light of disruption caused by Coronavirus

April 7, 2020

Alliance universities are working hard with staff and students’ unions to mitigate disruption and minimise stress and ensure fairness for learners during this period. This includes moving teaching ...

How Alliance universities are contributing to the fight against Coronavirus

March 27, 2020

Alliance universities are deeply committed to serving their communities and they stand ready to offer whatever support and service their communities, students and the government may need during the...

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Joint statement on university admissions

March 20, 2020

After the Department for Education set out further details of how GCSE and A Level exam grades will be awarded this year, the heads of University Alliance, the Russell Group, GuildHE, […]

Alliance Student Nurses Ready To Join The Fight Against Coronavirus

March 19, 2020

The Nursing and Midwifery Council have today announced regulatory and educational changes which will give student nurses across the country the opportunity to join the fight against the global pand...

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UA Comment on Budget’s Research Investment

March 11, 2020

UA CEO Vanessa Wilson comments on the chancellors £22 billion research and development investment Read more »