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Webinar: Addressing the attainment gap for black and minority ethnic students – Tuesday 12th March at 2pm

March 7, 2019

There is a significant, persistent, and unfair attainment gap of approximately 15% between students from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) groups who achieve a first or upper second class [&h...

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UA responds to UPP Civic University Commission report

February 12, 2019

John Latham, Chair of University Alliance commented: “We welcome this timely report and are pleased that so many University Alliance colleagues have contributed to and supported its findings....

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University Alliance responds to Immigration White Paper

December 19, 2018

Liz Bromley, Acting CEO of University Alliance commented: “Today’s long awaited Immigration White Paper clearly indicates a very different direction of travel for UK immigration policy....

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University Alliance responds to ONS announcement on student loans

December 17, 2018

Liz Bromley, Acting CEO of University Alliance commented: “This review clearly creates some significant policy challenges for government at an already very difficult time. While it is in the ...

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University Alliance statement on Damian Hinds’ speech on L4/5

December 6, 2018

Liz Bromley, Acting CEO of University Alliance commented: “We are always keen to welcome a greater political focus on the technical and professional education which Alliance universities provide so...

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University Alliance comments on new Universities & Science Minister’s appointment

December 5, 2018

The University Alliance has commented on the appointment of Chris Skidmore as the new Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research & Innovation. Liz Bromley, Acting-CEO of University A...

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THE: REF submission rules ‘could increase burden’ on departments

July 30, 2018

New rules on staff submissions for REF 2021 were covered by Times Higher Education in a recent story. The coverage includes a quote from Liz Bromley, acting chief executive of University […]

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THE: English universities hit by apprenticeship funding restrictions

July 12, 2018

Acting chief executive Liz Bromley has been featured in Times Higher Education’s coverage of new funding restrictions for degree apprenticeships. The employer-led Institute for Apprenticeship...

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Research Professional: Portfolio awards could boost technical education, ministers told

June 11, 2018

Coverage of our latest report,  Ladders of Opportunity: Strengthening the role of universities in technical and professional education, has appeared in Research Professional. The report was publish...

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Policy network: Higher education and regional growth

May 22, 2018

Our chief executive Maddalaine Ansell has written a chapter for a new book, Higher Education and regional growth: Local context and global challenges, published by the Policy Network, the Universit...

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