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Universities need stability this autumn

September 14, 2020

This article first appeared in Research Professional News on the 13 September. UA Chair Debra Humphris looks at the challenges and opportunities for universities in the year ahead It is […]

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...

UA CEO writes for Wonkhe on the Wicked Problem of “value” in HE

January 14, 2020

Writing for Wonkhe’s series on wicked problems facing the HE sector, UA CEO, Vanessa Wilson, examined the issues around defining value when it comes to higher education. Vanessa said “n...

UA Members win Both Research Categories at this Year’s THE Awards

November 29, 2019

Portsmouth University and Birmingham City University were among the winners at last night’s Times Higher Education Awards Ceremony hosted in London. Read more »

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The Welcome Return of Post-Study Work Visas

September 11, 2019

Last night, the government announced the reintroduction of post-study work visas, allowing international students who have studied at UK universities to stay and work for two years following their ...

University Alliance leading the way on international PHD opportunities

September 5, 2019

University Alliance and our partners today launched a new call for applications for a scheme that will support international researchers to gain doctoral fellowships at eight of the country’s...

New team take office to lead University Alliance.

September 5, 2019

Professor Debra Humphris takes office as chair of University Alliance as the mission group launches its new strategy. Read more »

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The Future of Clearing

July 24, 2019

Penny Sweasey, Manager of University Alliance’s Teaching Excellence Alliance, speaks to University Business Magazine on the current clearing process. Read more »

Augar Review Risks Reinforcing Snobbery About Who Should Go to University

July 11, 2019

University Alliance CEO, Vanessa Wilson, writes in Research Fortnight on her concerns around the Augar Review. Read more »

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Alliance Universities Working to Tackle the HE ‘Care Leaver Crisis’

May 22, 2019

Alliance members Kingston and Oxford Brookes are two of the eight universities piloting a new project announced today to improve the support received by care leavers in higher education. Currently ...